LONGFORD ACADEMY 7: QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

Investigation and repair of significant building fabric
9–13 May 2016

Let's Clean (Walter Heim) will be present to demonstrate the desalination tool, infrared paint stripper and the latest news of Let's Clean developments and techniques.

The seventh ‘Longford Academy’ (LA7) is a short program in the conservation of traditional
structures and fabric at Woolmers and Brickendon Estates, Longford, Tasmania (World Heritage
inscribed).

Activities
Activities include inspections, workshops, demonstrations and direct involvement in conservation
works across both sites. More information at http://aptaustralasia.wordpress.com

- making and applying lime mortars, repointing, and rough cast plastering*
- making and applying traditional coatings on wood, masonry and plasters
- repairing and re-painting traditional timber-framed windows
- reconstructing and shingling small wooden structure
- conserving traditional roofing, including repairing rainwater goods*
- assessment, condition reporting and repair of traditional structures