IPTW 2010, Frankfort, Kentucky

14th annual International Preservation Trades Workshop - IPTW 2010 Frankfort, Kentucky - October 21-23, 2010 From October 21-23, 2010, the 14th annual International Preservation Trades Workshop - IPTW 2010 was held in Frankfort, Kentucky in partnership with the Kentucky Heritage Council, The Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Bureau and the Frankfort Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites. The 2010 Kentucky State Historic Preservation Conference, co-sponsored by the Kentucky Heritage Council and Preservation Kentucky Inc. took place in conjunction with IPTW 2010 IPTW 2010 provided unique opportunities for preservation tradespeople, architects, preservation organization staff members, historic property stewards, state and local government employees, homeowners and students to gain understanding of the preservation trades and create exchanges between professionals and the public through interactive demonstrations, educational sessions and one-on-one discussions. Sessions and demonstrations included roofing techniques, plaster repair and maintenance, repair of historic porches and exterior elements, proper masonry materials and repair, painting and paint removal, new regulations in lead paint abatement, restoration of historic lighting fixtures, blacksmithing, wood and steel window restoration, stained glass repair, dry laid stone construction, project documentation, understanding business tools including the web and social media, decision-making, and the benefits of hiring a certified restoration tradesperson. The workshop featured more than 30 demonstrators from all parts of the country and beyond – including some of the most highly skilled craftspeople in their fields. Most activities took place inside the Frankfort Convention Center, although some demonstrations – such as blacksmithing – took place outside on the lawn and at the Old State Capitol, including a “Dutchman” repair workshop directed by the masonry division of the National Park Service Historic Preservation Training Center in Frederick, Md.

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Date City State Askins
October 21-23, 2010 Frankfort Kentucky Neil Rippingale