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    Coving or no Coving

    I Worked with artex once on repair job awful stuff to work with.
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    Coving or no Coving

    i prefer cornice rather than gyproc cove but I think it depends on how modern the room is.. it suits some rooms it doesn't suit others, if you were to keep it Find a nice ceiling rose to go with it and the rose will become the focal point of the ceiling (depending on the size of the rose) sets...
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    Before and after pics

    In new builds perhaps the cornice could be bought in as "3D printed" but you would still need someone to fit them unless you can do it yourself. A lot of our work is restoration and in listed buildings which require the cornice ran in-situ, manually on laths with lime, sand and hair. I think...
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    Before and after pics

    Was not a straight forward job to say the least but I actually enjoyed it and was very satisfied with the finish.
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    Hi hector yes I understand he's a legend in plastering and he is certainly thorough and very helpful, he's told me story's of Singapore and how he's worked all over the place... he's spoke of his brother Gerald who was a good plasterer I never had the pleasure of meeting... I have heard him...
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    Haha are you good with the fibrous like?
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    If money was paid regardless (if pornstar wasn't an option lol) then I would do fibrous all day long when I think about it ... I have always loved the thought of doing Venetian plastering also.. I do have interest in it and i enjoy it... I think it has got a lot of potential with the right...
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    Yes it would be nice to have a business under my belt something I can continuously grow.. one thing I would love to get into Venetian plastering.. think I'm just going to bury my head into working with the old boy for a few years see how it goes
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    Yes I can run or cast, run in situ and dry fix... there is obviously a lot more to learn but I've got the basic skills required
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    Ok mate no worries at all, I do love it at times and actually enjoy it.. just hope it's worth the time, money and hard work we will see anyway I appreciate the comments
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    How can I describe my entire personality in 5 words lol, I over think things That's 4 but at least I tried
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    You make it sound easy, no legwork ha if only... and it wouldn't be free I haven't discussed any details also theres overheads, and it's not so successful at the minute it's in need of some serious work, also try not to judge me as a person just from this post I have potential and I know it just...
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    Young lad looking for advice
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    I can take criticism and daft comments all day long... I appreciate the advice will keep posted how it goes.
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    Is plastering worth doing?

    lol who's this talkin b*ll***s
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