Recent content by Linton1990

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    Plaster over old painted plaster board

    Good evening. I’ve come up against a first, I’m plastering an office that has previously been plaster boarded and painted, the joints of the boards were covered in 6” timber cladding to give it an old traditional look. . We have removed the timbers, I plan to screw all the boards to make...
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    Dot & Dab 9" solid wall (no cavity insulation)

    My main concern would be in a half tiled bathroom that with dot & dabs the cold spots would eventually show through the paint, also i would be a bit concerned about dry fix foam taking the weight of tiles at all, even with mechanical fixings.
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    Dot & Dab 9" solid wall (no cavity insulation)

    This is a good alternative to stop the damp transferring through the dot and dabs to the board. The only thing would be loosing space, as often space is a major priority in a bathroom
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    Dot & Dab 9" solid wall (no cavity insulation)

    People have so many different ways of doing things now, it becomes very confusing on what is actually the best way!!. So i thought id see what different ways you would all deal with the following situation. So the render/plaster in a bathroom is blown and comes away back to the brick. How...
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    135mm Cornice

    Evening, Ive put up loads of gyproc 100mm and 127mm coving. And done the odd jobs with the 135mm cornice (84mm x 92mm). Was fitting it today and packing out my mitre block total the ceiling edge at 92mm to get my mitres 'close enough'. I was just wondering if anyone has any other ways they...
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    Plaster Mixer what size??

    Thanks for all the comments so far. The MM21 looks like its the way to go. Bob spread has thrown a spanner in the works. I had never considered the MM19 before. The MM19 is £60 cheaper then the MM21. £235 or £175. Im not overly worried about saving £60 to be honest. just don't want to...
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    Plaster Mixer what size??

    My old faithful mixing drill has died on me. So its time for a new one. Now i know the Refina Mega Mixer has been discussed lots on here, and seems to be the brand to go with. But what size would people recommend?, MM21 or MM30? I'm a bathroom fitter, and do all my own plastering, but i'm not...
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    Awkward ceiling best tool for getting into awkward spaces
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    Chisel sharpener

    trend do a brilliant stone!!! but also do some new gadget sharpener thing which is suppoosed to be very good!!!! Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System | Sharpening Stones |