Does anyone have experience thatching a roof with fan palms?  I am in the process of building a gazebo over part of my deck by the pool and would like to use real palms for the thatch roof.  I have watched some youtube videos of the process for thatching a roof using fan palms.  If anyone has done is and has suggestions to make the process easier please let me know.  Its going to be tough to acquire all of the sabal palm leaves but my plan is to offer free palm trimming work in the surrounding a