Course title: Working with Traditional Wood Finishes: Lime-based Treatments
Instructor: Sarah Jackson (NPS)
Dates: July 25-27
Location: Grand Teton National Park
Course Description: This workshop focuses on lime-based traditional finishes, their history of use, composition, application, and maintenance for all substrates. Students will have the opportunity to work in the field mixing limewash solution and practicing application techniques at the historic Menor’s Ferry log structures in Grand Teton National Park. Students will be provided with free lodging at the White Grass Dude Ranch Training Center in Grand Teton National Park.
• Field-based preservation skills training, 25 individuals
• Classroom focused-training, 25 participants
Credit Designation: LU
Learning units: 6
Course format: Instructor led face-to-face
1: Learn the history of lime-based finishes and become familiar with the Lime Cycle
2: Understand why traditional finishes are beneficial to historic fabric
3: Practice mixing and applying lime-based finishes
4: Understand the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and how they apply to traditional finishes.
Primary Point of Contact: Carly-Ann Anderson, Executive Director, AHW. 307 333 3508. ExecDirector@HistoricWyoming.org.
Cost for credits: $300.00
Please register by using the form on the previous page. Click here.