|First, screeds are set every four feet.
round and the same thickness. We put on the brown coat in two steps, a scratch coat and a double up coat to make sure it is right.
|The angles are laid in and rodded off with
a 6 foot rod.
|Next, ceiling is filled in and rodded off
with a 6 foot rod.
||Another action shot.
|After the ceiling is rodded off, we put on
a double up coat and rodded it off to true it up.
Ceiling is on the money and about a 1/2 inch thick.
||Ceiling is finished with color plaster.
never use lightweight aggregates for plaster.
The just aren't that strong. I used sand blast sand
instead of masonry sand for improved strength.
|Chopping mud: mixing
plaster with a hoe.
||We built a special scaffold over the high end counter top.|