Technical Reference

    Building with Lime Edited by By Stafford Holmes & Michael Wingate

    A starting point and general reference book to the broad range of uses for lime in construction.
    1997, revised 2002, 309 pages, many photos and drawings.

    September 1999, John Dorrington Ward

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    How Hydraulic Lime Binders Work Edited by By Alan Forster & Pat Gibbons

    Hydraulicity for beginners and the hydraulic lime family. Scientific yet readable account of the differences and similarities of hydraulic lime and cement.

    Available from the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, Rocks Road, Charlestown, Fife, KY11 3EN +44 (0) 1383 872 722 [email protected]

    November 2005, Ian Pritchett

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    Lime Works Edited by By Patrick McAfee

    A guide to the many uses of lime in building, aimed at building owners, practitioners and specifiers. Highly illustrated and cross-referenced, previous technical knowledge is not necessary.
    2009, Commissioned by BLF Ireland. Normal price: €30, price to BLF and BLFI Members: €25.

    July 2010, Stafford Holmes

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    Lime in Building – a Practical Guide Edited by By Jane Schofield

    A simple and straightforward guide to using lime plasters, mortars etc to repair traditional buildings, based on over 25 years practical experience.

    1998, A5, 32 pages

    La Chaux dans la Construction – Guide Pratique Edited by By Jane Schofield, adapted by Alain Hervé

    Une traduction en français du livre de Jane Schofield, un guide simple et facile à utiliser de la chaux.

    2005, 32 pages, in French.

    Conosci il Grassello di Calce? Edited by By Andrea Ratazzi

    Origine, produzione, impiego del grassello di calce in architettura, nell’arte e nel restauro.

    2007, 224 pages, in Italian

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