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Longford Academy 2017 Spring Program

The APT Australasia Chapter has responded to the increased demand for participation at the annual Longford Academy with a new APT Longford Academy Spring Program to be held at Woolmers and Brickendon Estates, Tasmania, in late August 2016.  This will comprise three activities. LA Spring Masterclass for Wood Practitioners … 22-26 August 2016 A master class for […]

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Longford Academy Spring Workshop 2016

Longford Academy – Spring Workshop, August 2016 With TBCITB support this year, APT Australasia Chapter expanded the number and the skills level of Longford Academy offerings at the Woolmers Estate.   The week of 22–26 August 2016 saw the first master … Continue reading

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Longford Academy 2016 Spring Program

The APT Australasia Chapter has responded to the increased demand for participation at the annual Longford Academy with a new APT Longford Academy Spring Program to be held at Woolmers and Brickendon Estates, Tasmania, in late August 2016.  This will comprise … Continue reading

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Report from LA7 – May 2016

Forty-three local and international participants, and nine presenters and coordinators, attended the seventh annual  ‘Longford Academy’ (LA7) at the World Heritage Inscribed sites Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Estate in Northern Tasmania. LA7 concluded successfully on Friday 13 May 2016 — … Continue reading

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Conservation of Timber Structures Symposia/Masterclasses

In March 2011, APT Australasia Chapter will hold one-day symposia and masterclasses on the conservation of timber structures, with a particular emphasis on inspection and non-destructive evaluation, in Melbourne and Sydney. Ron Anthony, wood scientist and conservation specialist, and author … Continue reading

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Longford Academy Primer – Grantham, Tasmania

While travelling in the Tasmanian Southern Midlands in 2009, Donald Ellsmore came upon the village of Bothwell and became interested in a seemingly abandoned property he was later told was ‘Grantham’. A little further north, he also visited the two … Continue reading

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Longford Academy – 3 Day course in Advanced Conservation Techniques at Woolmers Estate, Tasmania

Course Outline APT Australia Chapter will stage a short course in the conservation of exposed wood, metals, plasters and porous masonry materials at Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Estate in Tasmania from 19-21 May 2010. The course will cover advanced conservation treatments for … Continue reading

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