Have you been following our Traditional Building Skills programme?
(If not, you can find out more in this article)
Our next training sessions are coming up – and we’re looking for contractors, tradespeople and apprentices who might be interested in building up their skills.
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Introduction to lime
We’ve got an Introduction to Lime course spread over two evenings from 5pm until 8pm on Monday, August 5 and Tuesday, August 6.
The course will provide a theoretical and practical introduction to lime, along with its uses and characteristics.
It provides an explanation as to why lime should be used in traditional (pre-1919) buildings, and offers the opportunity for those attending to mix and apply their own traditional mortar.
If you come along, you’ll also have to chance to learn about:
- The context of lime mortars in traditional buildings
- Health and Safety relating to the use of lime on-site
- Tools and equipment used for mixing lime mortars
- Different limes and the selection of suitable aggregates; mix proportions and gauged mixes
- Pointing techniques with a practical session
- A summary of the course, followed by Q & A session.
If you’re interested in the introduction to lime course, get in touch with our Traditional Building Skills team by e-mail on email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project has received funding through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.
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