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Traditional plasterers achieve perfectly flat and smooth walls with nothing more than a trowel...no sanding required. Yes, you heard me, no sanding at all!For years I've used what was readily available to achieve the "plaster" look. At this point I've probably applied close to 300 gallons of joint compound to...
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Do you remember our dingy, floral on floral on floral covered first floor bathroom? You know, the one that we started stripping wallpaper in the first weekend we owned the house in 2014, and then kept starting and restarting projects in until it ended up looking like this? After all we've...
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Lime based plaster is sort of the holy grail of plaster restoration, so why is it so hard to find a suitable plaster product? Apparently you just need to know where to look. Last week we shared part 1 of our two part post on our plaster repair project. It...
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Back in January we shared the first steps we were taking to properly restore our original plaster walls. Today we have part one (of a two part) update on our progress. In true Alex form, this project has stretched on and on, taking far longer than any reasonable project timeline...
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I couldn't believe it when I looked at the calendar last week. I noticed that our blog was about to turn five years old!A few days later Facebook's "On This Day" feature did what it does best and led me on a nice walk down memory lane by showing me...
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