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Measure and miter cut plywood to fit together around the four sides of the roof. Start at the center and work your way down. The size of the plywood pieces will increase as you move from down to bottom of roof structure (Image 1).
Use framing nails to attach the plywood to the posts. Leave roughly four inches between each piece of plywood (Image 2).
Wrap the roof structure tightly in heavy-duty plastic sheeting and staple it into place.
Attach the thatching to the roof structure using heavy-duty staples. Trim the excess as needed.
Lift the assembled roof structure on to bar structure and use lag bolts to secure at all points of contact.
For decorative purposes, wrap the posts in bamboo stalks.