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updated March 05, 2012
Over 13 years of jobs in progress, update #122 !
Jobs in progress contains some 400+ pages. Here, you will find a wealth of informaton on the world's oldest builing trade, plaster, both interior plaster, and exterior cement plaster, also known as stucco. Please check it out. A table of contents is forthcoming, like I did on the Stucco News.
|Phase 2, or the back wing, finished with white
cement and river sand from the James river.
|The finish coat was scored to look like
blocks. You may have seen the work we did on the original building here, in 2008.
Please click here or on the pictures for more.
|The inside plaster suffered earthquake damage,
and was in need of repair.
Here, metal lath is screwed over the original
1836 hand-split wood lath.
More details here
|The brick chimney on Mary's
cottage was another
victim of the earthquake. We rebuilt the bricks on the
chimney and stuccoed it, too.
See how we did it here
House looks new again with a REAL colored cement finish on the bottom floor.
Color is "Smoke", #70 from Expo stucco mixed
Diamond accent and the band on top are
colored lighter for contrast.
Badly deteriorated brick had been patched
and patched and just looked shabby.
Please click here or on the pictures to see how we did it.
|Addition matches the old
Check out more info here
click here or on the pictures for more.
Patching mechanical rooms is a necessity for
fire and sound ratings.
Suspended metal lath and
plaster ceilings have a better fire rating than any
These old suspended plaster ceilings were
repaired for Norair