Historic Interior Plaster: Restoration and Preservation

This course will focus on flat plaster, plaster cornice, and decorative plaster ornaments.Course topics include: a review of historic plaster and its evolution; plaster materials and their physical properties; causes of plaster deterioration; preservation of plaster; repairing flat plaster and plaster cornices; and the replication of decorative ornaments. Course participants will learn primarily through hands-on practice. Projects in which participants are currently involved will also be discussed. Each participant should bring a CD or photographs illustrating plaster problems encountered in an actual building project.

Instructor: Tim Stohl

Early-Bird Registration Fee: $1,050 (Before August 23, 2016) Includes on-campus lodging

Regular Registration: $1,100 (After August 23, 2016) Includes on-campus lodging

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