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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    any good places to get quartz rang Severn sands recon they don't even know what it is. yet. we sell all aggregate and dust!!!! we are god meh meh meeeeh. so less I somehow turn what I pick up when I'm climbing into dust I'm stuck ?????
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    Plastering over wallpaper

    yep plenty of slims out there and wannabes not enough plasterers any knob can chuck it on, maybe even get it flat how long it last another story as for paper..... I just don't do it less they take it off or I'm charging to take it off I don't wanna know but that's the options I give. I just...
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    Plastering over wallpaper

    the thought of paying for it twice is what u stick in his head then he ether loser with the ol wallet or harder with the graft. I used to hate wood chip but a painter showed me how to do it with one of them Stanley wallpaper scrapers with the offset head use it with a slicing motion it's gets...
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    depends on what it theme is , age ect but works with modern or old ether way it's a feature peace and it has to pop so if kitchen is high gloss be good. if cheat too put it down then buff f**k out of it with soft cup brush on grinder. I did similar with old copper wastes I took out of flats...
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    id seen a few of them they look really cool woulnt want to do one of them myself take me forever lol
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    Plasterers nightmare

    i got to admit when i had that tennis elbow they gave me naproxin and it cleared while working was grate but not always the case for everyone but i switched to using speed skims and spat knifes and everyone gave me gip but on top of speeding everything up and making some craking finnishes it...
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    think i might seal bathroom floor with resin so nooooo miantaining i am lazy after all and that comes 1st lol
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    my mates do wesites and stuff they both impressed. well i hope one day i can do loads of stuff like this and really call myself a plasterer i love stuff like this polish plaster. glass lime rendering and i think noone sees enough of it and a lot of its eco friendly and the squar boxs redland...
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    Plasterers nightmare

    its stupid the only reason i wont leave where i work is coz its a steady wage and the hours are set in stone still not paid enough for everything else i do roofs, carpentry, labour on urself the list gose on but even if i had to save and or drop it for a while id do it coz it might mean not...
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    Thanks thats that shitty brown sharpsand from bnq but every i showed it to looves it. nice paint job on site btw
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    20mm to dust someone said to me I want to do white kitchen top but coz my colour plan in house grey floor but a very full Finnish with white chip and clear glass, where u getyour pigment the only ones I find r everbuild powder ones, and there's sooooo many there's RED BLACK...
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    Plasterers nightmare

    My Mrs from her work had it and 4 or 5 people on my site had it coz they didn't monitor havs properly but all of them are able to do there jobs after they had the op just a little less masonry drill so it won't put them back to square one but mixing don't affect it that bad according to them...
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    I might try another with graded clear glass and white chip. I'm thinking if my sand is finer I could get away with a well mix graded of aggregates coz the sharp sand in useing is filled with to much s**t for a purer outcome with the colour. but maybe a trip to 7 sands might help
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    well they turned out pretty good thanks everyone for the help it's help a lot gonna try more stuff soon and post up my progress cheers everyone. the sharp sand defiantly the way to go but I seem to have made a monstrosity with a kiln dry mix I can't even brake the skin on lol ?
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    Plasterers nightmare

    watched my mentor go through what u described, turned out to be cts just get to docs to be sure nhs or private at least your waiting for somthing to be done rather than nothing and maybe stop permanent damage that could stop earning at least as a skim like the rest no doc but any loss of...
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