Learn in your own home
A one day practical introduction to lime pointing for homeowners, carried out in your own home. Learn the specific mix for your property.
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About the Event
This course is aimed at homeowners who would prefer to learn at home.
The course is tailored to the needs ot the homeowner. You will learn about the specific materials that should be used on your property and have a go at pointing your own home.
Course description: This course is designed for those wishing to grasp some of the basic skills of working with lime mortar. The course will look at lime putty and hydraulic lime, sands and the use of aggregates. Mixes and recipes for different applications.
Ben Kerslake, of CarringtonLIME, has been working in the conservation and restoration industry for almost 20 years. After completing his Msc in Architecture, Ben developed a keen interest in using traditional methods and as a result has been working predominantly with lime for the last 10 years. His work includes two Grand Designs projects, working on the restoration of Griff Rhys Jones Welsh cottage complex, numerous listed properties throughout the county as well as working with Gloucester council to present informative seminars on historic houses and suitable materials to local homeowners.
What do you need to know: No prior knowledge or experience is required. This course is ideal for those who have very little knowledge of lime mortar and want to learn more!
What to bring/provide on the day: All materials and equipment provided. You will need to wear appropriate clothing, hardwearing footwear. Access to water and electric will be required.
Times: A site visit will take place prior to the course day to discuss course content and to enusre that the correct materials are supplied on the day. Tne course day will start: 10.00 am, Finish 4.00 pm (approximately)
To book your course contact Kate at: firstname.lastname@example.org