the door jambs first is a lot of work.
First the pre hung doors are set and the doors
are removed from the jamb and stored until the plaster is done.
This way the trim lays flat and the jambs
are mortared in place for strength, and for
better sound rating.
|Veneer plaster basecoat fills up part way
to the edge of the jamb.
wall is white coated and filled flush to the edge of the
||If you have
visited my site before, you may
have seen what a scaffold for plaster looks like.
The scaffold is a safe floor where the whole ceiling can be reached safely and comfortably.
|The veneer plaster beads
are mortared on the edge allowing plenty of room for the
||I was lucky
to find these arch beads for plaster.
They haven't been made for over 10 years.
They bend nice and round for both inside and
outside curves. When these are gone there are no more.
|Photo shows the white coat troweled.
We are using molding plaster and lime for the finish.
BTW: This house was used in a movie. "Lilith" is
a 1964 movie starring a young Warren Beatty.
|The ceiling in the master bedroom is white
coated and troweled shiny and smooth.
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