27.01.-29.01.2017 CLAY PLASTER WORKSHOP (EST)

In the course of the 3-day practical workshop, we will cover all the necessary basics of why, how, and where to use clay plaster. We will talk about different base surfaces, various clay plasters, reinforcement, finishing, and maintenance. The workshop is suitable for people who have no previous experience with clay plaster as well as people who already have some experience and wish to receive further training.

Training site:
Clay Chamber of the Restorer’s House of Mooste Manor, Estonia
Language of the workshop: Estonian
Participation fee: 270€ (VAT incl)
Number of participants:
min 6 / max 12
Registration and information: tere@eestimaaehitus.ee +372 56 226 066
Accommodation: Mooste Guesthouse / Arna B&B in Suurmetsa village / Mooste Distillery / Hotell Pesa

The workshop includes: theory, presentation, introduction to materials, practical methods, tools and resources necessary for practical work, coffee/tea, and lunch.

Participants are free to take the results of their experimentations with the materials with them. Any materials necessary for further independent experimentation can be purchased at a discount price set for the participants of the workshops.

Approximate schedule:
27.01. Friday – Learning to know the material
8.30 am – Gathering, registration, morning coffee and tea
9:00 am – Presentation of the day’s agenda, introduction
11.00 am – Learning to know the components of clay plaster
1.00 pm – Lunch
1.45 pm – Determination of suitable clay plaster mixes
5.00 pm – End of the first day of the workshop
28.01. Saturday – Different base surfaces and application of clay plaster
8.30 am – Gathering, morning coffee and tea
9:00 am – Presentation of the day’s agenda, different base surfaces and their preparation
1.00 pm – Lunch
1.45 pm – Application and reinforcement of clay plaster
5:00 pm – End of the second day of the workshop
29.01. Sunday – Application of finish clay plasters
8.30 am – Gathering, morning coffee and tea
9:00 am – Presentation of the day’s agenda, application of finish and fine finish clay plasters
1.00 pm – Lunch
1.45 pm – Application of finish and fine finish clay plasters, maintenance of surfaces.
5.00 pm – End of the workshop
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