Monthly Archives: September 2013

Hydraulic lime variability

Whats going on? I had two bags of Breckweg NHL2 and one bag was distinctly whiter than the other – and I thought they where all the same – well actually I didn’t! – they vary a lot. In fact … Continue reading

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Keying Plaster

The keying of lime plasters and renders is I suppose, best done in a criss cross diamond pattern, you see it everywhere on old buildings, and this can be done with a scratcher made from sharpened laths or maybe a flat … Continue reading

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Cotswold Conservation Board Rural Skills Course – Lime Mortar for beginners.

21st and 22nd September. Another Cotswold Conservation Board lime mortars for beginners course, again held at the Ebworth Centre in the Cotswolds. By the efforts of another 6 wonderful students a little old one up one down stone cottage moved … Continue reading

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