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    Wooden corner bead / modern alternatives

    Hi Smoother09 Traditional lime suppliers such as Ty Mawr in Brecon supply wood corner beads in pine and oak for the traditional lime purist and Grade 2 listed buildings etc but they are not the easiest things to use and ultimately they will crack at the junction with the plaster as they expand...
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    Wooden corner bead / modern alternatives

    Thanks for the reply. Thanks Ritch also for your earlier reply. I was hoping to have a bit of reinforcement there from the bead as often the corners get knocked but if I cant get anything suitable to do the job I may well have to do that.......old school : ) Thanks again.
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    Wooden corner bead / modern alternatives

    After a lot of searching I have now found this company. https://www.profilestore.co.uk/c/drywall-bead/trim-tex/bullnose_beads/f/t-bullnose-radius-3-8-9-5mm Has anyone used these products and could offer any advice about using them ? Thanks
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    Wooden corner bead / modern alternatives

    Hi, Been on the forum a while but this is my first post so please be gentle. : ) I'm currently doing a interior plastering restoration project on an old house which has lime plastering and old wooden corner beads which have perished. I want to keep the appearance of old rounded corners at...
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    Newish member Introduction

    Hi Tappit, Thanks for the reply. I have found the world of lime pretty confusing as there are so many different options for different situations, locations and finish....not to mention the new ready mixed bagged modern versions that then confuse the matter even more. My initial question was...
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    Is it too late in the year to render externally with NHL3.5 lime. ( Mid Wales based.)

    Hello, Looking for advice about rendering an external pine end west facing wall with NHL 3.5 lime render. The house is circa 1870 and has a failed sand/cement roughcast finish on random stonework that was originally built with lime. The existing roughcast sand cement render was added well after...
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    Is it too late in the year to render externally with NHL3.5 lime render

    Hello, Looking for advice about rendering an external pine end west facing wall with NHL 3.5 lime render. The house is circa 1870 and has a failed sand/cement roughcast finish on random stonework that was originally built with lime. The existing roughcast sand cement render was added well after...
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    Newish member Introduction

    Hello, Newish non- professional member here but with 30 years fairly extensive general building experience which has involved building and restoring two stone barns and several houses so can probably be described as beyond weekend DIY stage. Have self taught myself to plaster internally on...
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