An Introduction to Building with Lime - 2 day course
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An Introduction to Building with Lime - 2 day course

An Introduction to Building with Lime - 2 day course

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Muncaster Castle

Muncaster Castle, United Kingdom

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A practical two-day course for students, building contractors and those interested in working with lime. Led by Lee Richards L.C.G.I and Master Plasterer. This course will enable students to develop their practical skills and understanding of lime  through demonstrations and workshops.

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29th September 2016 – Types of lime, mortars and pointing

9.15       Doors open

9.30       Introductory Talk - what is lime and why do we use it

10.00     Health & Safety followed by Slaking Demonstration - the lime cycle and types of lime

10.45     Tea/Coffee

11.00     Practical Demonstration - Types of Lime, aggregates; mixing mortars, hot limes 

11.30     Practical Demonstration - Pointing

12.00     Practical Workshops  - Mixing and Pointing

1.00       Lunch

1.45       Practical Demonstration -  Introduction to Hydraulic Lime; natural and man made

2.15       Practical Workshops  - Mixing and using Hydraulic Lime 

3.00       Practical Demonstration - Finishing the joint, aftercare , protection and curing

3.30       Tea/Coffee

3.45       Practical Workshops  - aftercare, protection and curing

4.15       Recap / Intro to day 

4.30       Day 1 finishes

30th September 2016 – Plasters and Renders

9.15       Doors open

9.30       Different types of plasters and renders - materials, internal plasterwork; roughcast and other renders

10.00     Health and Safety followed by Practical Demonstration - mixing and ratios, background preparation

10.45     Practical  Workshops - mixing and background preparation 

11.15     Tea/Coffee

11.30     Practical Demonstration – plain lime plaster; coat work and surface finishes

12.15     Practical Workshops - lime plaster application

12.45     Lunch

1.30       Practical Demonstration – Roughcast / harling

2.15       Practical Workshops - Roughcast / harling

3.00       Practical Demonstration – Mixing, pigmenting and application of limewash

3.30       Practical Workshops - Limewashing

4.00       Tea/Coffee

4.15       Lime in Building – Recap / Questions    

4.30       End

 

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Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact James Innerdale at james.crosbygrangerarchitects.co.uk or by phone on 07743100941

CPD cerificates can be provided on request.

 

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