|We tore off the stucco wrap except for around
||We put on two layers of no. 15 felt paper for a
|Flange of flashing is overlapped with tarpaper
and self-furring metal lath.
||Bricks are covered with plastic, and scratch
coat put on metal lath.
|A wood strip defines the outside corner, and wall is browned
and rodded off. I have been trying to get someone to ship me western
style corner beads, to no
avail. If you are a supplier, send me a quote. For now,
we still use the 1920's method.
||Carlos sets a screed.
More about screeds
|Angled arrises (outside corners) are stripped between
the brick and the bay window trim.
||Arch inset is formed using a scrap piece of plastic trim.
The plastic only works in warm weather. In cold weather, it breaks. We use hardwood in cold weather.
|Top is filled in one inch thick, and the the finish coat is
||Interior vestibule is stuccoed over drywall to match the
outside. The idea is to bring some of the outside inside.
We used acylic additives to bond the basecoat to the drywall. The basecoat is troweled on 1/4" thick and left rough for the finish.
|Finish coat is applied to bring the wall out to
a half inch thickness. A little unconventional, but I like the
||A view of the finish coat being knocked down.
|The front of the house showing the door surrounds and the