I've found it very difficult getting the right help and information in Italy to help us make the best choices with our house restoration.
It's easy to read lots of books or look on websites but there's no substitute for actually doing it yourself!
So in 2012 I plan to run some one-day workshops in Abruzzo on using lime and clay to make plasters and paints.From basic stone work and repointing to appling a natural limewash paint I'd like to share my knowledge with you.
old cob from an earth building - still pretty strong
Making lime putty in buckets
If you are interested please email me and I'll be in touch in the New Year once I have sorted out some dates!
my email is firstname.lastname@example.org