Michael Fielding Garber

Art, Architecture & Design

» Timber-framed

March
8
2014

Timber Repairs – Weald and Downland Museum

The early resin repair accentuated the timber surface and brought about the idea of the "postman patch" repair, whereby the centre of the decayed timber is removed and the surface is adhered to the new repair.The early resin repair accentuated the timber surface and brought about the idea of the "postman patch" repair, whereby the centre of the decayed timber is removed and the surface is adhered to the new repair.

The AA Building Conservation first year group recently visited the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum in Sussex. The museum has a collection of mediaeval timber framed buildings from across the south of England. Richard Harris, an expert on medieval timber framed buildings, showed us … Continue reading