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October 2016

Mortars Workshop

October 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - October 2, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Why Give to Willowbank?

MORTARS FOR CANADA'S HISTORIC BUILDINGS Their Characteristics, Selection and Use TIME: 9 am – 4:30 pm, Saturday October 1 and Sunday October 2 PLACE: Willowbank Estate, Lower Campus, 5 Walnut Street COST: $350, includes lunch Canada’s historic buildings span the period where a dramatic evolution in building technology and material characteristics occurred. Evidence of the use of lime as the principle binder in mortars and plasters can be dated to the 6th millennium BC…

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Plastering- CANCELLED

October 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

CANCELLED Join Johnny Doran of Acanthus Heritage Plastering for an Introduction to Plaster class. This one day class will cover the basics of flat plastering, with a demonstration of techniques, tools and plenty of time for questions about your own projects. This class will be held at our Lower Campus. Lunch is provided. Instructor:

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Advanced Stone Carving- ON HOLD

October 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - October 2, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Why Give to Willowbank?

This 2-day course offers advanced instruction and collaboration in the subtleties of materials and tools and their relationship to historical styles and techniques. Carvers will be expected to bring small, partially completed projects of their own, or have some idea of a project to carve. This is a rain or shine event, and students are recommended to bring their own safety shoes, protective eyewear and appropriate clothing. Cost: $300, includes lunch. Instructor: [staff_member id="2639" show_name="1" show_title="1" show_bio="1" show_photo="0" show_email="0" show_phone="0"…

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