Veneer Plaster in this historic house

                                                in Rockville, Maryland

the pre hung doors are set and the doors are
              removed from the jamb and stored until the plaster is
              done.
Veneer plaster basecoat
Setting 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
scaffold for plaster
Here the wall is white coated and filled flush to the edge of the jamb.
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.
veneer plaster beads are mortared
arch beads for plaster
The veneer plaster beads are mortared on the edge allowing plenty of room for the white coat.
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.
molding plaster and lime for the
              finish.
The ceiling in the master bedroom
              is white coated and troweled shiny and smooth
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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