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Scottish Lime Centre Trust – free traditional building workshops

10 November 2020 - 11 February 2021

 

Scottish Lime Centre Trust continuously aim to promote and further the preservation and development of Scottish building traditional crafts and skills. As part of our funding grant awarded by Historic Environment Scotland, we are offering the following 4 half day seminars and workshops free of charge and they can count towards your CPD requirements.

These workshops are aimed at those who work with, own or are responsible for traditional buildings and are suitable for building and heritage professionals such as architects, surveyors, engineers or planners and those responsible for maintenance works to traditional buildings.

Places are limited per class in accordance with current Covid restrictions and will be taken on a first-come-first-served basis. Please contact our admin team on 01383 872722 to book your place or email admin@scotlime.org.

Making, Pigmenting & Applying Limewash
Date: 10 November 2020
Time 9.30am-12.30pm
Costs: FREE (3 places available)
This half day course will cover all aspects of working with limewashes including how to determine suitable finishes for a range of background types. You will gain an understanding of the materials used, the conditions required to produce successful work and the maintenance regimes needed for buildings and structures finished with limewash.

Winter Working with Lime
Date: 1 December 2020
Time 9.30am-12.00pm
Costs: FREE (4 places available)
Join us for the ultimate guide to winter working with lime! Our hints, tips and practical advice will help you extend your season working with lime mortars successfully. The reality is that contracting is a 365 days a year business and you don’t have the luxury of picking your weather windows.

Mortar Analysis Explained
Date: 11 February 2021
Time 9.00am-12.00pm
Costs: FREE (6 places available)
This seminar will ensure that you can gain the most out of your mortar analysis reports and to learn how to carry out your own basic analyses.

Stone Analysis Explained
Date: 11 February 2021
Time 1.00pm-4.00pm
Costs: FREE (6 places available)
Join us on this free seminar and gain a greater understanding of the process of stone analysis and be able to understand and use the results of stone analysis to create better specifications for replacement stone masonry units.

Details

Start:
10 November
End:
11 February 2021

Organiser

Scottish Lime Centre Trust
Phone:
01383 872722
Email:
admin@scotlime.org
Website:
https://www.scotlime.org/en/

Venue

Scottish Lime Centre Trust
Charlestown Workshops, 2 Rocks Road
Charlestown, Fife, KY11 3EN United Kingdom
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Phone:
01383 872722
Website:
https://www.scotlime.org/en/

Details

Start:
10 November
End:
11 February 2021

Organiser

Scottish Lime Centre Trust
Phone:
01383 872722
Email:
admin@scotlime.org
Website:
https://www.scotlime.org/en/

Venue

Scottish Lime Centre Trust
Charlestown Workshops, 2 Rocks Road
Charlestown, Fife, KY11 3EN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Phone:
01383 872722
Website:
https://www.scotlime.org/en/