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Heritage Crafts Workshops

HCAHistoric Kilmun are delighted to announce 3 days of fascinating workshops by North Yorkshire’s Heritage Crafts Alliance, perfect for both professionals and interested amateurs. Workshops run from the 10th-12th January and are Completely Free!

Location: Friday 10th, Community Education, Edward Street, Dunoon

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th, Guide Hall, 164 Victoria Road

Day 1: Dealing with Damp

Timber repair in traditional and historic buildings, and how to overcoming problems of damp in masonry.

  • Causes of damp
  • Identifying the effects of damp
  • Methods of curing damp

Days 2 & 3: Lime Mortars and Plasters

  • What is building lime?
  • How to choose the right materials
  • Mixing mortars and plasters (hands on!)
  • Repairing brick and stone with lime
  • Pointing with lime (hands on!)
  • Plastering with lime (hands on!)

For further details, or if you would like to book a place on one, two, or all three of the days, please contact:   Fiona Lochhead, Events Co-ordinator, Historic Kilmun, Tel: 07501 764 059

email: fiona.lochhead@btinternet.com

 

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