Clay Materials
limited enrollment
What you learn
□ introduction to lime renders, including chemistry & technical details
understanding the chemistry (yes, there's chemistry!)
mixing & application
wall preparation
calculating quantities

You do NOT need previous plastering experience!!

Guest instructors

Richard Barrow, Global Heritage Group; internationally reknown with 35+ years experience in 30+ countries
Jonathan Owens, Lancaster Lime Works; 35+ years in historic preservation

This course is for you if...

you want to take the mystery out of lime plaster! Understand the chemistry, mixing techniques, and how to safely apply lime plaster.

What we'll be plastering

We'll apply the base coat of lime plaster over hempcrete infill walls on our home.
Cost: $500 earlybird
($550 after April 1st)
May 31-June 1, 2024
in Fawn Grove, PA

What's included

hands on experience mixing & applying traditional lime plaster w/ horse hair over hempcrete walls
resources for lime & pigments
ample time for questions
browse books in my library
healthy lunch
free tent camping onsite
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