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1.4 Lime

By enrolling in this course, you'll gain the knowledge and skills to use lime in your homebuilding projects confidently. Whether you're a seasoned builder or new to natural building, this course will provide the tools and techniques needed to elevate your projects to the next level. Take advantage of this opportunity to transform your building practices and create unique structures. So sign up now and start improving your homebuilding projects with lime!

Language: English
Duration: 1 hour
Learn at your own pace
Validity: 365Days
*The displayed price is inclusive of GST(18%), Payment Gateway Charges(2-3%), Platform Charges(10%), Affiliate Charges(20%)*

About the course

Lime is one of the crucial building materials. It has been part of making buildings for a very long time. The strength of lime increases with each passing day, making it an ageless material. It can make surfaces that are resistant to water. The making of lime is simple, which is a traditional practice in many communities. Local lime kilns around the country make lime from limestone or seashells. Using lime is relatively easy, but always follow simple rules to get the best results after using it. Lime is a versatile material that can be used in various ways. It's easy to use, but it's always best to follow some simple rules to get the best results. Let us learn about lime and its best practices.

What you'll learn

  • Jagrat (awake): The Versatility and Uses of Lime (Mystic Lime)
  • What is Lime?
  • Ancient Text Knowledge
  • Traditional homes
  • Exercise 1
  • Lime Cycle
  • Burning lime in a kiln
  • Benefits of making lime in a kiln
  • Transporting and Storing Lime
  • Exercise 2 - Visit a lime kiln
  • Slaking of lime
  • Dry slaking
  • Wet slaking
  • Different classes of lime
  • How do we test the quality of lime?
  • Visual Examination
  • Field test
  • Ball test
  • Test to check stabilization of lime
  • Where can lime be used in construction?
  • What happens with the excess use of lime?
  • Why not use cement?
  • Explorations by Thannal
  • Village story & Jagrat (Awake)
  • References & Upcoming Lessons

Enhance your homebuilding projects with the skills you'll learn in this course! By the end of it, you'll be able to expertly use lime to create beautiful, durable, and sustainable structures. Join us and discover the transformative power of lime in natural buildings.



8 Modules | 27 Sessions | 54 min 57 sec Total Time



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