Speweik Preservation

Historic Masonry Restoration Consultants

Training – Lime Putty Mortar – 34th District Courthouse, Chalmette, LA

Posted By on May 22, 2011

Project certificate training according to ASTM E2659-18 for the masons involved in the historical restoration of the limestone facade masonry on the 34 District Courthouse in Chalmette Louisiana

Training – Substitute Stone Repair

Posted By on May 22, 2011

Historic Masonry Training in Substitute Stone Repair at the University of Wisconsin, North and South halls ca. 1849.

Training – DHL Dispersed Lime Injection

Posted By on May 22, 2011

ASTM E2659-18 Historic Masonry Training Component No. 6 DHL Lime Crack Injection

Training – Historic Plaster

Posted By on May 22, 2011


ASTM E2659-18 Historic Plaster Training at Old Beauregard Middle School in St. Bernard, Louisiana

Limestone Restoration Test Mock ups

Posted By on May 22, 2011

University of Arkansas Old Main, SCM Architects

Training – Remove and Replace Historic Stone

Posted By on May 22, 2011

Project certificate training for historic masonry Division 4 according to ASTM E2659-18. North and South Halls at the University of Wisconsin, circa. 1849

Training – Dutchman Stone Repair

Posted By on May 22, 2011

Dutchman stone repair training according to ASTM E2659-18 for the masons on the MIT pilot project in Cambridge, MA. The training involved careful removal of deteriorated stone and poor previous repairs and replacement with true Dutchman style stone repairs.

MIT Moisture Sensor Installation – Historic Masonry Technology

Posted By on May 22, 2011

Installation of moisture sensor technology to better understand the dynamics of the historic masonry limestone facade at the Main Group Buildings at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

SPC Historic Stone Masonry Training – Remove, Redress and Return

Posted By on January 26, 2011

Speweik Preservation Consultants were commissioned to create, design, and implement an onsite training program that met with the requirements of the new ASTM E2659-18 Standard. The training involved working with the masons, architect, building owners and general contractor as well as the state historic preservation office to ensure all stone treatments complied with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standard for Rehabilitation.

Carthalite Restoration – Minisa Bridge, circa 1932

Posted By on May 19, 2010

CARTHALITE PRESERVATION Minisa 13th Street Bridge, Wichita, Kan Rehabilitation of the Minisa 13th Street bridge in the heart of Wichita Kansas was a community undertaking that entailed the efforts of many dedicated people, contractors, agencies and even the governments of foreign countries. Part engineering part artistic sculpture, no where in the Midwest is there such a work of incredible art in the form of an ordinary bridge. The restoration effort spanned four years and several million dollars. Read what it took to do the job right – the first time! The book is the actual job log taking you step-by-step into the progress meetings, contractors challenges and mis-matches and mistakes that were corrected along the way to make this rehabilitation project the one that earned the coveted Kansas State’s Engineers Award in 2008.