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2015 Historic Masonry Preservation Workshop

Historic Masonry Preservation Workshop (past event)
May 15-16, 2015 – 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church (Est. 1889)
248 N. Arthur Avenue, Pocatello, ID

Trinity Episcopal Church

This event is closed

Masons who attended the 2 full days received a Certificate of Completion from Abstract Masonry Restoration.

A.I.A. C.E. Learning Units were available for qualified participants. An application for A.I.A. HSW C.E.U's is pending.

Join us if you are a masonry contractor who would like to develop a specialized skill in historic masonry. There is a need for skilled historic masons in Idaho.

Join us if you are an architect, building owner, or historic preservation commissioner who wants to make sure the most appropriate materials, methods and practices are used in the restoration of your historic building.

This hands-on intensive workshop covers the important difference between historic masonry and modern masonry, discuss how historic masonry materials were originally designed to process moisture and the roles of historic mortar. Repointing and strategies for preserving and restoring deteriorated stone are also covered.

Abstract Masonry Restoration

"There is a distinct difference between repaired masonry and restored masonry. One of them looks original and endures the test of time." ©

Join us with: John Lambert, Founder, Abstract Masonry Restoration,  Salt Lake City, UT

28 years hands-on contracting experience cleaning, repairing and preserving historic masonry throughout North America and abroad. Estimated and/or project managed over 1500 successful masonry restoration projects. Expert working knowledge of the various materials, means & methods used today to restore masonry structures. Eight years consulting experience, litigation support, forensic masonry & expert witness services. Historic masonry expert for the television production This Old House.

Projects include:
• General Robert E. Lee's Civil War Headquarters - Lewisburg, WV
• St. Francis Cathedral Basilica - Santa Fe, NM 
• Historic Ralph Waldo Emerson Home - Concord, MA
• Historic Henry Coffin Whale Oil Merchant House - Nantucket, MA
• Mission San Juan Capistrano - San Antonio, TX
• Fallingwater - Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece - Bear Run, PA 
A passionate collector of rare and historic books, art, photographs and documents pertaining to masonry between the early 1700's through the early 1900's.  And owner of what is thought to be the most comprehensive library collection on the subject available.

Trinity Episcopal Church (Est. 1889)
248 N. Arthur Avenue, Pocatello, ID




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