Thursday, February 21, 2008

Courses and Seminars

Lime plaster for plasterers, This one day hands on course is aimed at working plasterers interested in broadening their experience, and amateurs with some plastering skills. The day will explain how to fix laths, prepare lime putty mixes, and plaster on to laths as well as highlighting the importance of good preparation and aftercare.
4th April 2008, Cost £95

Timber frame repairs, Will learn how to repair historic sole plates, studwork and carpentry joints on a live project. Designed for working carpenters and joiners, but those with basic skills are also welcome.
7th - 9th May 2008, Cost £235

Materials for Historic Buildings Seminar, Look at the range of materials found in historic buildings in east Anglia, it will cover the history of the materials, how they can be repaired, and their availability today. The day will include timber and infill, brick, lime plaster, render, pargetting and cladding, thatch, roofs, metal work and new materials.
9am - 4.30pm Thursday 22nd May 2008 at Cressing Temple Barns

For further information and courses contact; Katie Seabright, Essex County Council, Tel: 01245 437672, Email:

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