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    Having few issues

    Thanks to everyone who gave me bit of advice. As it turns out I was just second guessing myself a bit too readily. And you were spot on...it just needed some time. I had never used lime this late in year and as it turns out, yes indeed it just needed longer. It actually needed a lot lot lot...
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    Having few issues

    Hi, just standard new 4 inch block. Float coat still looking fairly 'fresh' this evening. Not much 'lightening up' in colour, no cracks, can just about dent with finger nail. Hoping this is just because of the colder weather? As I mentioned earlier...haven't used lime this late in year to date...
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    Loam plaster

    If I'm truly honest, I dont know if I would do clay again. It looks great aesthetically and I had it in my head that clay plaster was going in the house no matter what...but I have also used clay paint with an earth coloured pigment on a few of the interior limed areas and it looks almost...
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    Loam plaster

    Hi there. Look, I'm not a plasterer but have been plastering my own place top to bottom inside and out inc garden walling and cob garden house etc etc. over past 2 years using mainly lime but also used a fair bit of clay. In all the research I did regards clay plasters and plastering, I had...
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    Having few issues

    Frustrating...all limed to date... Approx 400m2 exterior walls Whole house inside inc 3.5 metre high ceilings and lots of curves etc Lots of outside walling All brill. Took care with it all and never suffered any issues at all. Now just trying to finish up little bit of planter walling...
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    Having few issues

    Sorry for only coming back now. Have a few friends in a bad way with this bloody virus so trying to help out whilst getting own stuff done. Just been using a drum mixer to mix nhl and sand mixes. Modified it a tad ie welded in a few extra paddles to drum and raied it 'forward a tad'. Mixes...
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    Having few issues

    Hi all... Wonder could somebody help me with this... Been working with nhl past few years at my own place and parents. Couldnt find anybody in the area that knew anything about working with lime never mind tackle it. So been working away myself past 2 years with great success. Lots of...
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    Quick hello

    Just quick hello to everyone. I'm soon going to have a go at plastering some interior rooms in my house once renovations are finishes. Not ideal to be learning under time constraints but there are a few reasons why I'm forced to have a go myself. Although TBH it's something I've always had a...
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