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Stoneware Studios manufacture, supply and promote an extensive range of quality materials and services for the repair of Historic Buildings.

Kerry Event

Spot the Stoneware Studios sign hidden behind my chief hecklers. We had an enjoyable day last Saturday in Muckross, Killarney. ‘Great to field lots of questions from people repairing their old buildings in Kerry. Thanks to Victoria and Toddy for organising the event. Shout out to my fella exhibitors Ruairi Dennison, Gareth O’Callaghan and Peter

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Training Day

We’d a lovely bunch of people in for some Lime training on Thursday. Thanks to all who attended. We’re looking forward already to the next one on the 20th.

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Brick & Stone

Some, slightly quirky some might say, brick and stone work by Kieren Ahern for his brother Dan on his soon to be finished very cool house on the waters edge here locally. Great to see fellas trying out styles, ways of doing things, and using the materials we have to hand.

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Secil RB Lime render

Secil RB Lime render coming on nicely in Rathpeacon with Liam Sloane and the Youghal men on the tools overseen by Summerhill Construction. Working on in-situ quoins this week and all looking great.

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Secil AC Finishing

Damien and his men giving the final touches to Secil AC finishing lime plaster on a seaside location in Waterford.  Perfection Damien, as always.

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Secil Lime Render

‘Looks great Tom, nice job; Ballybunion Garda Station complete with Secil Lime render outside and Calcium Silicate board inside.

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Training Dates

Our next two training dates are set for 6th October – Lime Pointing and 20th October – Plastering and Rendering with Lime. We’re looking forward to meeting lots of new people and old friends.

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Bespoke repair mortars

A little thank you to Pual and Hazel and all the crew in Stoneware for all your hard work.  After so many years, Paul has made dozens and dozens of bespoke ‘Plastic’ repair mortars (all 100% lime based, of course) for repairs to umpteen bricks, faience, terracotta, just about every sendimentary rock in Ireland, quite

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Restoration work

Seachurch, Ballycotton, looking beautiful in the August sun. What a lovely restoration work, and such a success story.

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Mortar Analysis

Hitting a milestone this week in Stoneware with our 1,000th sample of mortar analysed in Ireland. A LOT of work over 20 years has gone into assessing and understanding historic mortars from Derry City Walls to Mizen Lighthouse, across the Armada ballast of wreckage off Inisbofin, Co. Galway to Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park. And

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