June 20, 2022

Episode #78: Joe Thornton - Village Thatcher

Episode #78: Joe Thornton - Village Thatcher

In today's episode, Stacy chats with Joe Thornton, a 2nd generation Master Thatcher from the charming Cotswolds region of England. Roof thatching is a trade that has been around for thousands of years.  Also, Stacy and Jason Lamb discuss built-in...


In today's episode, Stacy chats with Joe Thornton, a 2nd generation Master Thatcher from the charming Cotswolds region of England. Roof thatching is a trade that has been around for thousands of years. 

Also, Stacy and Jason Lamb discuss built-in box gutter basics.

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Mentioned in this Episode

Photos from Joe

A completed cottage roof (Can you spot the duck with her ducklings?)

Ridge detail adornments made by Joe

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Until next time,