Introduction to Lime Mortar

Introduction to Lime Mortar
Instructor: Allen Cochran, Cochran’s Stone Masonry

Learn the history, manufacturing methods, and correct uses of lime mortar. Classroom topics include how calcium carbonates are turned into lime, correct mixing methods, mortar analysis, and matching techniques. Get hands on experience slaking lime, mixing mortar, analyzing removed mortar from a Waterford building, preparing failed mortar joints, and installing matched pointing in brick and stone.

Materials Fee: None

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