|Roof cam high above roof tops in Chevy Chase.
cap on top is covered with lath and stucco. Float finish is much
smoother than the pebble dash
chimney not only for decorative effect but for better water
Top is rounded from the center out. The drip edges or ledges on the cap protect our chimney on into the far future. Color is Mesa Verde from La Habra stucco for a cut stone-like appearance.
|Bottom is flared out not
but functions to deflect water away from the building. The bottom edge
extends down below the stone work and projects out from the wall,
forming a drip
edge that directs water away from the wall.
|A view of the whole house. We did the bottom
top floor gets cedar shakes. Another
new house in an old neighborhood.
|Finish color is "Southern Moss" from La Habra stucco.|| A good picture of the color-at least on my monitor.
portland cement and REAL sand and not the fake stuff that comes
out of a bucket.
|We finished the moldings from the last update. For a couple of tricks on how we do the miters (inside corners) more.. .|
|Veneer plaster basecoat is applied to blue board before the finish coat.||Smooth curves on this skylight show off the versatility of plaster.|