Monthly Archives: January 2017

how to plaster a wall (first coat)

start with a bare wall, loose material removed, brushed down and lightly wetted . apply plaster around the edge like a frame ; i got the left hand one flat then some horizontal ribs to project the levels to the … Continue reading

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my Japanese plastering trowels

These are the only plastering trowels I use. ┬áStarting at 9 on the clock: a medium sized Jigane laying on trowel, ┬ánext a little really flexible polishing trowel, at the top a larger jigane, recently used for laying on the … Continue reading

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Renovating old domestic plaster surfaces

A testing job for my own recipe JBLime finishing plaster but one that any other lime plaster may well have not managed so easily. The walls are generally old lime plaster but have been painted with emulsion, wall papered and … Continue reading

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