Skilled artisans reveal trade secrets and current methods with hands-on demonstrations of historic plastering, masonry, restoration, forged metal arts and guided tours of Rosedale House and Gardens.
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
Learn the importance of the maintenance & sustainability of historic brick masonry.
Learn the properties of mortars that are typically appropriate for historic repairs.
Learn the properties of the correct mortar to work with masonry maintenance and repairs.
Learn correct methods of finishing joint work details with various pointing tools.
Learn about historic and contemporary plastering materials and tools.
Learn the methods and steps of plaster repairs within OHSA requirements.