||Framing under window is wrapped with a
peel and stick rubber pan flashing.
The second layer of tar paper will overlap the
the second layer of tar paper taking care to overlap the
||Wizard of Oz
doors are flashed also.
Note the weep screed on the right: this will
define the bottom of my wall.
furring metal lath, 1 inch thick cement basecoat.
|The brown coat is
finished, now we put on the details before the finish
The keystones are drilled on the back and hung on bolts like a picture.
They are also stuck on using a lot of acrylic in the mortar, sort of like thin set, only I make my own.
surrounds are formed using PVC trim.
Note the bolt over the arch to hold the keystone.
The brown coat is straightened just to the
back side of the fascia board, creating the appearance the stucco was done first, then the
|The jack arches over the windows are formed
and filled and finished using a lighter gray than
the house for a contrast.
|Randy puts on brackets to support a pergola.
The brackets are put on before the finish.
The two Athena's heads are over the garage doors.
|Pictures of an old stucco house in New
owners wanted to duplicate.
|A picture of the same house. I think we
|The Finish coat is done in two
steps. First, we put
on a thin scratch coat on the whole wall.
The texture is sculptured one part at a time.
|The finish coat is our standard mix of
portland and white sand. The color is #70,
"smoke" from EXPO stucco, mixed 4 times
strength. The details and foundation wall
are 2X strength.
|The concrete foundation wall is done a
different for contrast with the main texture.
|The finish is dashed on with a brush.
|A close up of the dash on finish.
||A view of the finished house.
Note that the lights are in the soffit, and not
|Temporary downspouts are supported by one
by fours. This prevents staining of the stucco
until the downspouts are put on.
|Contrasting colors make the keystones pop
|A view of the side shows the same
downspout. Note there are no unsightly
|My peace sign. If I didn't tell you where
you would never find it.