We're plastering a new addition
and patching the exististing house.
Top left: Veneer basecoat
Top right: White coat in family
|Lath and plaster
arch is reconstructed
in circa 1941 apartment.
Arch is framed using 3/4" channel iron.
Metal lath is
wire-tied to framing
The height of the
sides of the
|Mynor rods off the brown coat||This picture shows that the door
set before the plaster and the plaster
is straightened to the jamb.
The strip of wood
at the bottom is a ground. This provides
a guide to straighten the plaster as well
as a nailer for the baseboard.
It's hard to drive a nail through 3/4"
of sand plaster.
|White coat is troweled smooth.||Finished arch and kitchen|
|A stucco garage in Washington, DC||Finished fire
place in historic
from last update. Outside corner
is formed with wood strips instead
of metal corner beads. They didn't
have metal corner beads in the