is also scored to look
like block. The brown coat and the finish coat are both scored.
|A groover tool
is made from a scrap weep
screed and a 2 x 4 block.
surrounds and sills are formed with
lumber. The surrounds with 1 by, and the
sills with 2 by. This provides goodwater run off.
|Metal lath is
nailed on the brown coat with
stub nails using a magnet.
|The surround has a scratch
coat put on first,
and filled in.
|The heavy band
has a angle put on the top
for water run off. A guide strip is nailed on
and the top is filled.
formed and filled.
done in two steps.
First, the top band is filled and allowed to set up. A second strip is nailed on at the diameter
of the water bottle. A strip of metal lath is nailed on for insurance the cove won't fall off.
perfect for this. It even had a handle. We ran
a cove all the way around
the house and the first bottle didn't wear out.
round, Please check back
for the finished pictures.
have a 3 step sill, each layer formed and filled on at a
with flexible lumber, and filled in.
a drip edge, and a
3 step band detail.
by driving a nail into
the wall to hang it like a picture.
|A hole is drilled in the back to
hang it like a picture. The mortar is put on in a ring. The air space
in the middle has a suction cup like effect
for better adhesion. Also, there is plenty of Flex con in the mortar.
|A real keystone.
To go to the Brown coat page, click here.
To go to the flashing and lath page, click here.
This project had plenty of interesting details. Please check back for the next update to see the finished project