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  • n. Plural form of thatcher.


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  • He brought a team of thatchers from the Pacific coast to San Miguel, where they built 4 beautiful palapas -

    Thatch for Roofing and Palapas

  • And not so long ago, when thatchers still had apprentices, the splitting of these pegs would have been part of their work.


  • Of course, he could buy them ready-made by someone else, or imported from Central Europe, as many thatchers do, but Keith enjoys the seasonal nature of his work, and its varied rhythms from month to month.


  • Most of the good thatchers were getting on the old side and beginning to drop out.


  • With a billhook in one hand and a leather glove much too large for her on the other, she was making spars, such as are used by thatchers, with great rapidity.


  • I can remember five or six great thatchers of the old school dying then.


  • Thatching projects are often contracted six to 12 months in advance, and such a large jump in straw prices has many thatchers saying they can't swallow the increased cost and still make a profit.

    Commodity boom

  • Josh Metcalfe, who recently underwent an intensive apprenticeship of about three years, said he is proud to be part of the next generation of thatchers.

    Commodity boom

  • But despite the headaches for both thatchers and homeowners, many remain adamant about continuing.

    Commodity boom

  • That guaranteed a market for thatchers and straw growers.

    Commodity boom


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  • Also known as lady balls.

    May 29, 2008