At the Longford Academy, Tasmania, with mortar expert David Young.
Making hot slaked mortar for plaster repair work.
Mitchells Cottage Fruitlands, Conservation and Restoration Work
Structural strengthening being carried out to the main cottage. The exterior of the outbuilding was completely repointed. Sections within the kitchen were re-plastered and lime washed. Repointing before plastering the laundry. The completed laundry (the plaster was matched with existing remnants of the original style and makeup).
Larnach Castle, Restoration Work
Choosing the right mortar samples for building up eroded stones. Making space to access corroding steel cramps. Installing the lightning conductor.
Inspecting Tunnel Hill Tunnel, Southland
Assisting DOC with assessing the condition of the masonry struckture and water related issues.
Inspecting St Pauls Cathedral Dunedin
Assisting engineers form Octa and conservation advisor from Origin Consulting with masonry related issues.
Inspecting Cooks Landing Monument Gisborne
Assisting engineer from Calibre Group to assess the construction and materials of the monument.