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Building with Lime

Learn how to build with lime
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About the Course

This practical one day course will give you a solid introduction on how to work with lime building materials. Find out about the properties and different uses of lime in building and why lime is such an essential material when looking after older buildings.

The day starts with classroom time: learning about the different types of lime, their uses and the best type of lime to use where. The afternoon will see you getting practical hands-on experience: making a traditional lime mix and then using it to carry out pointing repairs.

This course is aimed at home owners, or anyone who has an interest in working with traditional building materials in new build or conservation projects. Your tutor, Ben Kerslake, has over 20 years of experience in conservation and restoration and has worked on two Grand Designs projects.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

This course runs from 10am until 4pm and includes a delicious farm lunch and plenty of tea and coffee throughout the day.

All tools, materials and protective equipment will be provided.
We recommend wearing old, waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear that you don’t mind getting dirty – lime can be very hard to get out of clothing.

Contact

Humble by Nature at Humble by Nature
Upper Meend Farm
Penallt
Monmouth
Gwent
NP25 4RP

Price

£150

Duration

6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Next available date

8th May 2021


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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners

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