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Lime Mortar - Beginners

10th September 2011 - 11th September 2011 | Crickley Hill, Gloucester
| £99
Course Provider: Cotswolds Conservation Board
Two day course gaining "hands-on" experience in using traditional lime mortar techniques.

Course description: This course is designed for those wishing to grasp some of the basic skills of working with Lime Mortar. Trainees will learn about the different types of lime mortar, correct procedures for application, pointing, how to rake out and repair a lime mortar wall and how and when to add additional stone.

What do you need to know: No prior knowledge or experience is required. This course is ideal for those who have very little knowledge of lime mortar and want to learn more!

Instructor: Jonathan Bendle is a self-employed landscape gardener, dry stone walling specialist and instructor. He has been teaching dry stone walling and lime mortar courses for many years. As well as teaching courses for the Cotswolds Conservation Board he also teaches at the Royal Agricultural College and Wiltshire Wildlife Trust.

What to bring on the day: All materials and equipment provided. You will need to bring appropriate clothing, hardwearing footwear and a packed lunch & drink.

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