This course will teach you how to use
natural, traditional building materials, and where you can source raw materials (some of them for FREE). We
can teach you how to repair your vintage wattle and daub panels, timber
frame, clay lump or lime render. Our Restoration Skills course
help you identify why your old house is damp and how to remedy it.
about authentic building materials from the local landscape
money by digging your own daub, coppicing hazel for wattles, learning
how to make clay lump blocks
where to source, and how to use green oak for timber framing/repairs
why old buildings need to breathe
about the lime cycle and how to use lime
costly mistakes and preserve
the value of your traditional building
informed choices when discussing repair schedule
Dates: Monday 22nd - Friday 26th May 2017
Venue: Orchard Barn, Ringshall,
Suffolk, UK, IP14 2LY
Suitable for: Professionals
(Architects, Surveyors, Conservation Officers), Natural or
Self-builders, Home-owners - learn how work on your own home, or
instruct your builder more confidently about repairs and restoration
compatable with the age of your house!
Lewis, Sarah Partridge
Course fee: £475 includes IHBC CPD
certificate. Early payment discount - please ask.
photos available in Restoration
Skills album on Facebook.