Added on March 20, 2006There are a number of different ways of thatching a porch, often dictated by the structure itself. Sympathetically thatched, a porch will enhance the appearance of the whole house.
This charming porch was thatched in Water Reed with a block cut ornamental ridge. The ridge pattern matches that on the the roof.
An enclosed porch, built new and thatched in Combed Wheat Reed with a block ridge.
A small semi-circular porch in Combed Wheat Reed which has a simple flush ridge and so does not appear too fussy.
A half hipped Combed Wheat Reed porch below the eaves of a new thatch.
The shape reflects the eyebrow above the window.