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Traditional Building Skills – Repairing traditional stonemasonry
October 4, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pmFree
These full-day workshops and seminars are aimed at building contractors and professionals but may also be of interest to homeowners with some background knowledge/understanding of buildings.
The format of each course is slightly different but generally consists of a combination of lectures, discussion and practical demonstration, with some opportunity for hands-on work. Delegates should expect to broaden their knowledge and understanding in the relevant topic and benefit from the networking opportunities on the day.
These courses are fully-funded through Inverness TH. Lunch and refreshments are provided. Places are limited and must be booked in advance
This course will cover the following topics:
- Stone decay in Inverness: problems and solutions
- Stone analysis and matching for replacement
- Surface repair of stone using lime based mortars
- Executing good stone repairs
- Tooling & finishing of natural stone