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Basics of Thatching

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May 30 - 31, 2009 10a - 5p  (Optional evening and overnight)

Thatching is a traditional skill used in most parts of the world to create a durable, beautiful, and all-natural roof system using plant material.  In this workshop you will learn the the design principles of a thatched roof, information on how to locally collect, store and the reed (Phragmites) and recieve hands-on instruction on how to process and apply the reed to the roof of the Oxford Kid's Cottage. 


Location: on rural land outside Oxford Michigan, 30 minutes north of Rochester. 


Fee: $50 or sliding scale as necessary. 


Instructor: Deanne Bednar  (see bio on home page)

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