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  1. Jack McCombe

    Re-skim

    I I was trying to get it as smooth as possible that's all. What does give it a hard edge mean?
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    Re-skim

    What's the wind up? I'm trying to teach myself how to plaster and yesterday was the first time I did a room bigger than my studio in the picture, I messed up the timings
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    Re-skim

    Cheers! Should I wait for it to dry first? Or can I put a new skim on whenever?
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    Re-skim

    Because of time constraints I didn’t manage to complete a job to the finished standard I wanted. I did get to flatten everything, but just couldn’t get round to polishing. Is it possible to skim over the plastered walls again, and if so how long should I wait before doing so? Also, what...
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  8. Jack McCombe

    Plaster On Wall

    Looking for any thoughts on my most recent work using a multi-finish on plasterboard...
  9. Jack McCombe

    MY FIRST ATTEMPT (LOOKING FOR FEEDBACK)

    Thanks! It seems timing is the key piece of advice.
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    MY FIRST ATTEMPT (LOOKING FOR FEEDBACK)

    Best advice I've had yet. Cheers!
  11. Jack McCombe

    MY FIRST ATTEMPT (LOOKING FOR FEEDBACK)

    Really appreciate the feedback. Was prepared to be told how bad it is!
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    MY FIRST ATTEMPT (LOOKING FOR FEEDBACK)

    At first it was a disaster. Couldn't control the spread at all and it was going everywhere. But then I managed to control it enough to cover the wall. Even mixing the plaster was a nightmare. Trying to figure out the right consistency and how to control it on the hawk. I was quite surprised how...
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    MY FIRST ATTEMPT (LOOKING FOR FEEDBACK)

    What is topspread again? I'm still getting used to all the terminology! Cheers :)
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    MY FIRST ATTEMPT (LOOKING FOR FEEDBACK)

    Should one stroke do half a stretch of the wall (in the case of my wall in the pic)? I did the top half left to right and then bottom half left to right.
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