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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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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If there's one thing I absolutely love about old homes, it's their plaster!Before we get started, this is the first of a series of blog posts about Master of Plaster's Lime Restoration Plaster. Be sure to check out the rest in the series for our progress and more of our...
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Sometimes a tried and true building method beats the modern approach. When talking about old houses, I often feel this way about plaster vs. drywall.Our good friends and blog readers, Doug and Gretchen, are fellow old home owners. After a lengthy search for their first place, they purchased a home...
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