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  1. timtheplasterer

    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 ?????
  2. timtheplasterer

    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
  8. timtheplasterer

    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
  11. timtheplasterer

    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...
  13. timtheplasterer

    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
  14. timtheplasterer

    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 ?
  15. timtheplasterer

    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...
  16. timtheplasterer

    What happened here

    aaw ehck nice job that what's ur issue hahahaha
  17. timtheplasterer

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

    I don't like wearing them. pain in the ass but better than bad health I suppose. my works tyres to make shave our beards for them say we got to be clean shaven. I don't see other sites like it myself. started a sharp sand one yesterday so good few days see how it turns out just got away with...
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    new here anyone got advice on mixing terrazzo????

    should be fine with ffp3 mack though
  19. timtheplasterer

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

    yer my 1st thoughts where that the finer the sand might be better Finnish y I used kiln dry. plus didn't have them bits that look like toenail clipping like in the sharp sand
  20. timtheplasterer

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

    really!! and they still sell it. respiratory right?
  21. timtheplasterer

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

    Haha hahaha just noticed the cavity wall thing at top the people I work for think u can take it out "let it dry out a bit" thenot pump it back in and stick this bostick bull over the top and it's cured lol just started a shap sand 3.2.2 mix fingers crossed the last one wasn't to bad just...
  22. timtheplasterer

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

    strait in like ? think I'm gonna be van hoppin and pilfering in work now lol
  23. timtheplasterer

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

    I got a makita wet grinder to do it all with and an 3m polishing pad to test with. people keep telling me and need a floor polished when I come to it but it's only gonna be like a 1m2 to start off I'm lucky if the hire places where I am got wheel barrow let alone floor polisher
  24. timtheplasterer

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

    what u normally use when doing yours?
  25. timtheplasterer

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

    this is really helpful. strangely what t33ch saying I understand lol I'd thought some my problem might be the fine aggregate and the cure plus the binder I'm useing dose seem s**t but I used it coz it was there after patching a floor. gutted about the big cast iv done suppose I could do some...
  26. timtheplasterer

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

    cheers I'll check them out. gonna need a bigger shed
  27. timtheplasterer

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

    the only videos I find out there are have no info on the mix or method they just show pics of it saying ( mix it out a bag, put it down, polish it, and your done. yaaay) they all done by drips lol tells me nothing. this place seem better people and experience to learn from
  28. timtheplasterer

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

    the strange thing is I did it with just cement and green glass I smashed up came out really well ill try post a pic and one with sharp sand and black pigment wich was better but can't seem to do it again. but the sharp sand one sat outside for months so I think it super cured lol
  29. timtheplasterer

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

    lol sounds good. I'm trying all sorts someone said somthing about useing some sort of dust but can't remember what kind. apparently the Italians used to chuck it in the mix
  30. timtheplasterer

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

    hi new to the site I'm looking to do some terrazzo in my house and well just learn how to do it. every site I visit just says cement which tells me s**t! if anyone have any advice on the ratios or anything I have to add to it would be grate?????? iv done two tests myself one with a 2:1:1 mix...
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