Thatch: A Manual for Owners, Surveyors, Architects and Builders

By: Robert C. West

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In this book, Bob West is himself a Master Thatcher and Managing director of the Thatching advisory Service, dispels the general mystique surrounding thatch by outlining the basic principles of the craft. He goes on to explain clearly understood terms all the practical considerations: how to identify long -straw , combed-wheat- reed and water-reed thatch; how to maintain a thatched roof; how to assess its condition and any likely repairs; how to find and commission a thatcher; plus many other hints and tips such as how to minimise fire risk etc - all invaluable material for owners and surveyors. The D/W has some damp spotting on the inside and has a small tear and creasing to its top edge, it has also been priced clipped.

Title: Thatch: A Manual for Owners, Surveyors, Architects and Builders

Author: Robert C. West

Categories: Country Crafts,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1989

ISBN: 0715388495

ISBN 13: 9780715388495

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾

Sellers ID: 03775

Keywords: Thatching, Thatch Houses, rural Crafts.,