have seen how we do solid stucco sills.
Here we used a slightly different method.
|The sills are formed with lumber and a strip
of metal lath is nailed on for insurance my
sill won't fall off the wall.
are filled with white portland cement and concrete sand.
Concrete sand was used
to match the original finish.
edge is held up and the mortar is struck off at an angle.
this house is right behind this house we
did in 2005
|Now all we do is throw on
the blobs. Note how
a gap is left under the drip edge of the window to allow water to drip down onto the angle.
is done in three steps. First a scratch coat is put on the
wall using our white portland and sand mix. The the blobs
are dashed on using a stiff brush. After the blobs start
to set they
are flattened with a trowel.
|The original stucco is on the column on the far
right. Our addition looks like 1921 again.
||Another view of our arch and columns.
Note the "vigas" or the exposed joists at the roof line.