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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 the students to develop their practical skills and understanding of lime through demonstrations and workshops. Topics will include:

• Why do we use lime and the different types of lime

• Specifications and choosing the right lime

• How to mix and re-point with lime mortars

• Mixing and applying plasters and rough cast renders

• Mixing and applying a limewash

• Health and Safety issues of working with lime

Cost: £25 (includes tea and coffee on both days, but please provide your own lunch.)

Event type: 
Townscape Heritage Initiative
Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria. CA18 1RQ
Date of event: 
Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 9:15am
End of event: 
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 4:30pm
Contact phone: 
07743 100941
Published: 15 September 2016 - 9:16am

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