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    What to use to level out bowed wall..hardwall?

    condensation culprit! drying laundry, and steam from cooking, shower much moisture in flat. maybe u could try celotex and a vapour barrier
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    Film industry needs Fibrous Plasterers at Pinewood

    The film industry is so busy and fibrous plasterers are in short supply
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    Moulded Profiles

    No shaving!! all based on photography.
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    Moulded Profiles

    Immortal Mouldings by Fibreform Mouldings and Interiors Ltd, they do it all, they immortalise your Loved Ones and Pets into garden ornaments covings etc... images:-female urn, Norwich Terrier jardiniere, male coving, promote it I'm your man, ££ for all
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    Run cornice in-situ

    Hi Guy's, curiosity is killing this cat, did the poster get the job done or not??? I run a small outfit who are specialist in immortalising profiles of peoples faces, pets into garden urns covington whatever they want, any part of the anatomy can be profiled. etc... so if you could promote this...
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    Fibrous fitters in Cornwall?

    Whats the work, Where in Cornwall, How long?
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    What A "Plasterer" Can Do

    Hi Guys, Just a little insight as to what 'Plasterers' can do. This is the Plasterers forum, not the spread or fibre hand forum, so lets start sharing our individual talents. I am looking for all Plasterers, who have an interest in promoting our skills, to write down their...
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    Level 2 & 3 Fibrous Apprenticeships - October 2015

    Hi Guys, what do you actually teach in connection with fibrous plaster, to achieve NVQ 3.
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    Anyone used Izonil??

    Izonil is great stuff, absolutely waterproof at 17mm thick , used it to produce birdbath.
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    wanted fibreglass and rubber moulds joblot

    Hi Aidy, don't bother with keeping plain moulds, just keep zincs and a sample, thenrun cast when required,
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    How to remove incorrect PVA

    Yes the PVA is incorrect, so give it a good wire brushing, that will break up the PVA then SBR stipple, re render whilst stipple green problem solved. P.s we always get extras following Architects decisions
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    How often to you clean your trowel during a set?

    I use a 7inch piece of industrial black floor squeegee cut 3mm slot width of blade and a slot for rivet span to run through, and actually do swipe it like a credit card clean back and front,did not think it worth selling, couldn't police patent but good luck
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    Bare faced half slipper mould.

    Constantly using it, Fibrous never been so busy
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    Bare faced half slipper mould.

    Achieving Curved Mouldings Hi Stu, hope this helps, would not use terminology that you have, but to develop concentric rule or hidden rule,the running mould is constructed to enable it to run across the plain of a curved surface.a similar technique to running a moulding for a spiral...
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    Sponge float

    How times have changed,we used sponge floats for coloured work
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    Damp/ Condensation ?

    has the property been repointed in the past
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    use their casting plaster from lafarge or molda and put a bit of lime in it, spreads like butter
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    which hand should I wipe my bumhole with????

    Ive always used my internal twitcher
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    No Cement in Pre-!920s houses

    maybe 2.5 to 1 scratch 3 to 1 float
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    What plaster - kill bill vol 2

    Its smooth and bumpy, studio finish i think, done with a small swimming pool trowel with a wooden handle
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    Need some help on working out how much sand and cement is needed?

    Hi Carlos, 1cube slice through at 18 mm you get 55m2 add the cement 18 approx tote 68m2 basic maths. oh! the sharp washed one
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    Need some help on working out how much sand and cement is needed?

    Hi Adam 1 cubic ton sand + 1/4 ton cement = approx 68m2 at approx 18mm thickness. As your starting out and your maths need honing get your self a construction master calculator £120-00
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    No Cement in Pre-!920s houses

    Is it time to stop putting modern plasters in old buildings. Pre-1920 houses used lime, and breathe, cement and gypsum kill them. The actual material is not expensive, the labour is, however if we promoted more of it, there would be more work, therefor it could be cheaper. My idea is that...
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    My G4's need to be kept busy

    usually agreed metreage to cover your set deal and costs as a dayworks, then an extra over rate for incentive. needless to say everyone makes money.
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    My G4's need to be kept busy

    Hallo stuy, externe ale nachste aufgabe ist a hnlich
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    My G4's need to be kept busy

    You guys know about machine plastering!! well my machines, have just come to a halt and are being serviced. Before firing them up again. I am looking for a team. for a 7 month stint in UAE/Oman region, not until around June and it will be hot. So if you fancy it drop your details , the photo's...
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    plaster mix & damp proofing

    8 & 1 comes with a towel, bucket and spade, not a guarantee!!And now the waters rising
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    British Gypsum Caption Competition

    hey lad, gimme that paddle and use this, we're on friggin daywork.
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    Hi Boyo!
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    looking for an apprenticeship

    Hi John, best of luck
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    A few samples of my work

    Hey Frank looking forward to it,will contact u vide email
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    Who R They ????

    R U Here????
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    A few samples of my work

    Fibrous Plasterer, always looking to keep busy, if i can be of use to you, pricework give me a shout,will travel anywhere if price is right, hope you like the work
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    a bit of modelling

    what the hell is a photo bucket
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    a bit of modelling

    sorry tell me how??? i thought ice done it right file:///Users/adamaitken/Desktop/IMG_1762.JPG
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    a bit of modelling

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    alternative to casting plaster for stopping in

    cut the mitres very tight and use top coat on each end of mitre rub down, just like gyp cove
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    hi all fibrous workshop

    drying room for what
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    hi all fibrous workshop

    hi Aidy, suppliers, nottcuts for silicone, shellac and stuff. bentleys for resins, lafarge for best quality plaster, the prestia range. all online details available. Good luck. If you need any advice feel free to to drop me a line.
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    training network

    Im part of a group of craftsman, who are currently looking at taking on our own trainees, local craftsman = local youngsters, we are trying to make it nationwide.if you are interested in taking part in the scheme leave a personal message on my page, more details will be forth coming.
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    Dividing a big ceiling

    why do people split ceilings, put a couple of handfuls of hydrated lime init
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    Tun wells kent

    checkout simply hired!
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    Is ther any work out ther

    there a site called simply hired sign up plenty of work on offer:RpS_drool:
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    New to forum

    hi mate
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    How much do apprentices earn per week? (midlands)

    Go to one of the buiding colleges, who have already got nvq boys attending, but will not have a job at the end of it, They should be ready to go, and you can assess the level they are at, and offer them a wage you feel fit, every bodies happy.
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    pva/final skim advice

    how did you get hollows in 2-3mm Sounds like you were on the Generation Game, run oout of time, didn`t know the game and now looking for a Brucie Bonus
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    Need help working out paye tax and N.I

    alternatively, set up the limited, on- line, get your boy`s to invoice you otherwise if they are direct to you, you will be liable for employers N.I contributions approx 14%, thats why companies keep the rates down, very expensive to employ people direct,(sorry to mention rates lads). watchout...
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    ceiling has fibreboard

    overboard, fibreboard may have asbestos, pending when installed???