Conservation and Repair of Timber

Starts: Monday, 29th April 2019 - 9.00am

Ends: Thursday, 2nd May 2019 - 4.30pm

Location: West Dean College of Arts and Conservation, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ

About this event

This course begins by examining the original methods of framing and construction and then concentrates on problems, failures and methods of repair. It comprises of lectures, case studies, demonstrations, practical
exercises, discussions and tours of the Weald and Downland Living Museum’s timber buildings, with particular reference to the development of timber
repairs undertaken at the Museum over more than forty years. It includes lectures on fungal decay, insect attack and their conservative treatments, with
current research and recent case studies on the subject.

How to book

Find out more and book:
https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses/courses/b3d08212-conservation-and-repair-of-timber

 

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