Repointing mortar joints

Workshop details

This workshop will be presented by David Young OAM, heritage consultant and leading expert on masonry conservation, and author of a forthcoming technical guide on mortars and repointing mortar joints in older buildings.

Topics to be include understanding the role of traditional mortars and their materials (lime, sand, and so on) changes in practice with the introduction of cement, the importance of using mortars that are compatible with the bricks or stones, and techniques and procedures for raking out and repointing mortar joints.

Proceeds after costs of this workshop to the APT Longford Academy and student scholarship fund.

Registrations

Date: 14 June 2014
Venue: Harry Jensen Activity Centre, 17 Argyle Street, Millers Point
Time: 10.30am to 4pm (light lunch included)
Cost: $175 (no GST)
Availability: Places are limited

To register email apt.australasia@gmail.com or phone 0411 165 011.

Last updated: Monday, 7 April 2014