The Scottish Lime Centre Trust has produced this comprehensive DVD as the definitive guide to masonry repair, illustrating the practical techniques required to conserve, repair and maintain traditional masonry buildings using lime mortars.
- Initial building survey;
- Materials analysis;
- Mortar preparation;
- Curing and Protection techniques;
- Practical demonstrations on how to undertake: Lime pointing; Harls; Renders; and Limewashes.
'Traditional masonry building repair' is a powerful training tool for anyone involved in the masonry contracting industry and the built heritage sector. - DVD 52 mins approx. running time
This excellent DVD presentation takes the viewer on a journey into the understanding of the materials and practical repair techniques required to conserve, repair and maintain our traditional masonry buildings using lime mortars. filmed mainly at Charlestown Workshops in Fife, Scotland, home of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust (SLCT) and on location at live building projects. this DVD is a powerful training tool for anyone involved in the masonry contracting industry and the built heritage sector.
Professionally filmed and produced [this DVD] takes the viewer through a step by step process that informs the requirements for traditional building repair, from the traditional survey to materials analysis, from the production of building lime to pointing rubble walls and from applying lime finishes to lime washing, and much more.