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Types Of Stonemason

Different Sorts of Stonemasonry

The art of stonemasonry is one of the earliest mediums for sculpture and construction and ‘s been around for centuries. A mason is defined as ‘an individual who slashes, prepares and builds with flagstone,’ nevertheless, this could come in several kinds. 352 more words

Lime Mortar

The Veil of Secrets

Upon the road to Samhein, I’m facing my fears. Working on my root chakra, Muladhara, the fears of the past haunt me less.

I am no longer a child. 545 more words

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Building Limes Forum

By Declan Cahill
Earlier this year I wrote a blog post on the wonders of lime which outlined a period on the Scholarship where we were beginning to understand the historic use of lime. 871 more words

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Part 3 -redoing jobs already done and talking about lime mortar

from inside parlour(?) room

from kitchen room

Look before you leap – or duck before you end up in a heap- low door ways

When initially tackling the problem of replacing existing lintels I got stuck in the mind that I am just renewing what is there; that is speak for not thinking things out and leading myself into places I would prefer not to be really; such as mismatching door heights in the entrance. 1,097 more words

Renovating House

Nano-lime repairs of historic lime mortars and plasters

Every now and then in the field of building conservation, a new treatment or solution is developed which shows great potential to solve problems. The treatments are tested under laboratory conditions to understand how they interact with materialsl, their working parameters, and sometimes how and when they fail. 389 more words

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The BEAUTYof a Book Fair

Love books but never been to a book fair? Let me tell you how much fun they are…

B is for books…one of my favourite dreams is finding myself in a room surrounded by books. 337 more words

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