Demonstration & Talk: Lime Mortar in Historic Preservation
Are you caring for an old home or simply an historic architecture enthusiast? In this 1/2 hour informative workshop, participants will learn, see, and feel the difference between lime mortar and portland cement, and leave appreciating the benefits of lime mortar in historic preservation, restoration, and period-inspired new masonry construction.
Cochran’s Stone Masonry, owned by instructor Allen Cochran, specializes in historic preservation, restoration, and the creation of period-inspired new structures. For over 25 years they have incorporated vernacular materials and methods to ensure the correct restoration of structures, and new buildings blend with the surrounding architecture and landscape.
Since its founding, Cochran’s Stone Masonry has been involved in the preservation of some of America’s most treasured buildings. These include James Madison’s Montpelier, Stratford Hall, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. At the same time, they have worked on countless private structures.
Old School — Area 5. Add this demonstration and talk to your ticket purchase!