under the guidance of Dino Labiste and Susan Witmore, Outside Educators

Outline  the foundation with willow stakes

Making willow frames and saving bark that will be used as rope.

Anchoring the willow frame

Selecting willows that will bend.

Securing the willow frame.

Cutting tules. Collecting tules and making sure they do not bend.
Securing the tules. Making a mat of secured tules. Finished layer to put wrap on frame.
 Thatch is rolled onto framed. Thatch is secured to frame.
Door is created. Thatch secured from bottom to top.