Thatch Thursdays | March 2016

Thatching tools/Equipment


Kneelers are worn to protect the thatchers’ knees when working on roofs, from battening to thatching.

They are hardwearing and padded at the front and strapped around the back, previously made of leather but now more modern materials are used.

Thatch Construction

Roof Pitch

The pitch of a roof affects its wear and longevity.

A minimum of 45 degree is recommended for best performance.

Thatch Structure

Car Port

An interesting design of a Thatched extension over a carport.


Thatch Tools

Drill Driver

The Drill Driver is used by the Thatcher to fix batons with screws and also to fix the that with stainless steel screws and wires.


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