Dyebrick Soot Wash project in Whitechapel
Nearly two decades have passed since Dyebrick was used on this building. For more information Click Here
Soot Wash for Brick?
There are a few products coming on the market now claiming to be a soot wash. It is important that you investigate further to verify their true composition prior to considering such products.
Many local authorities specify our brand. We do not make products for anyone else, so if it does not say Dyebrick on the pack, it will not be our ‘Soot Wash Replication’.
Gina who works in our design team enjoyed her spell at Bothwell School of Witchcraft
We will be stopping off at numerous customer locations starting in Chicago on the 5th September. If you’re interested in a visit from the Dyebrick team to take a look at your project, then please email us using the regular Contact Us form. There is only a limited amount of time we can stop off at locations, so book early to avoid disappointment!
Dyebrick were asked to produced some historic natural earth-based oxides, cobalt blues and chrome greens to match historic colours for restoration to decorative art surrounding the windows in the Royal Gallery. The work is being undertaken by DBR Conservation
Dyebrick products have been used throughout the Parliamentary Estate during the last 3 years of restoration.
A great view of the race from Jonathan’s Austin Healey.
There were 36 cars. Our car (the yellow ‘Gurney Special’) a Turner Sports, got pole position and won the race at the last corner as you will see on the clip. It then ended up with fastest lap as well.
All in all a good weekend, except that a faulty radiator cap caused it to start losing water on the 2nd lap. It went over the line with 120 degrees on the clock and no water, but our driver wasn’t going to stop.
The engine is apart now and hopefully it will be back together ready for next Saturday (8th) at Snetterton.
See Motorsport News article for more information
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Dyebrick in the fast lane!
The ‘Gurney Special’ – This car is a Turner Sports, which were produced by the factory in Wolverhampton from 1959 until 1965. They were built with three engine types, a BMC ‘A’ Series, a Coventry Climax engine and a Ford 1500 pre-crossflow engine, this is the latter. The car is quite original, with original chassis, body and steel tub. It still uses the same engine block, gearbox casing and A35 rear axle, although the internals of each of these have been uprated.
Built and driven by one of our customers, who has raced many types of car over the years. He discovered this shape of Turner, which went into production on 2nd December 1959.
The ‘Gurney Special’ will be racing at a number of race circuits throughout the season.
Race meetings this year will include: Brands Hatch, Oulton Park, Silverstone and Snetterton.
See our How to Guide on Sarah’s At Home Magazine page.
Karen began the exciting project of adding a new extension to her property, but she soon came up with a major problem. Her house is constructed of Rookley bricks which were once produced locally on the island but sadly are no longer in production. She painstakingly searched for a match, beginning with as many builders’ merchants and reclamation yards she could find but to no avail. The closest match, in texture, was the London Chiltern brick. Whilst this was virtually identical in texture, the colour was way out. It was predominantly pink instead of a rusty and warm orange.
This is when she contacted Dyebrick. She had looked through hundreds of images on our website and, although there were no similar matches to hers, she rang to see if there was any way we could help. We offered to visit her property as this was not a straightforward tinting match.
Karen was delighted when a special mix was prepared and once applied the predominant pink tones were soon replaced with sympathetic rusty colours to blend seamlessly with the original house.
We would like to thank Karen and her Mother, Barbara for looking after us so well and keeping us well fed and watered!