Thatch Thursdays | July 2017

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What is a Bottle?

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A Bottle is used on straw roofs. It is a handful (bottle) amount of straw, tied twice near the top, which is used as the first material to go on the eaves and barges.

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How many Crooks or Screws & Wires are used to fix a Thatchers Square? (Based on 16′ centre rafters)

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A Thatchers Square (based on 16′ centre rafters) has Approximately 50-60 Crooks or 100 Screws & Wires.