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Lime pointing: introductory one day course

Lime pointing: introductory one day course

Duration: One day (10-4)

Price: £95

Run by: Lincoln Castle

Contact: Amy

01522 552434

Lincoln Castle
Castle Square
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN1 3AA

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About the Course

Lime Pointing: introductory one day course at Lincoln Castle.

Learn how to point with Lime!

On this one day course you’ll gain an understanding of why we use lime in historic buildings, the different applications of lime and how to mix lime mortar and wash. Our focus will be on the practical elements of working with lime. You’ll get hands-on and have a go at pointing a wall with lime mortar, including prepping joints, placing mortar, finishing and aftercare. This course is suitable for homeowners, professionals and contractors.

This course is suitable for beginners age 16 +. Please wear work clothes that you don't mind getting dirty/damaged and sturdy shoes, hard toe capped where possible.

The Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle has been offering hands on experience and training since 2013. See our website to browse the wide range of taster days, short courses and demonstrations in craft, conservation and traditional building skills.

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If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided. Tea & Coffee available.

Deligates from CITB registered companies may be able to claim £50 through the CITB grant scheme. For more information please go to the CITB website - click through above for the link.



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