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Frostforvitring på kulturminner: Bilder av et fenomen få har dokumentert og formidlet

Mange har meninger om frostforvitring på kulturminner, på stein, murverk, puss og mørtel. Men det er få som har dokumentert og formidlet fenomenet med bilder. Derfor er det mye synsing om «isens ødeleggende kraft». 1,830 more words


Burning the beaches. Happy New Year from the Faroe Islands!

The Faroe Islands, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Basalt and other volcanic stone everywhere! Yet, many buildings on the islands were erected by the use of lime mortar, from the Middle Ages on. 334 more words


revisit and refresh

I’ve been trying hard to experiment and develop new work this year.   Of course,  it’s when I stop doing that,  relax,  and revisit old favourites that the pots really work out. 327 more words

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La Mason Femme

This post turned out to be a little technical, but I was fed up spending hours searching the internet on “how to point a French barn”, and finding unhelpful comments. 2,333 more words

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"Nidaros: The Portland Cement Cathedral" (Baker Memorial Lecture)

This week I attended the international conference “Rediscovering Traditional Mortars” in Trondheim. The conference was hosted by the Nidaros Cathedral Workshop and it was part of the annual conferences organised by the British… 1,996 more words


Hydraulic Lime, Which NHL?

Hydraulic lime is available in three different grades; NHL 2NHL 3.5 and NHL 5. The NHL stands for Natural Hydraulic Lime. The  445 more words