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    How to tell if moulding is lime or plaster of paris

    White wine vinegar onto lime will fizzle
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    Top trowels

    Start Monday
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    Lime plasterwork course incorporated with insitu mouldings

    Seems to be a lot of miss information here chaps the course is ran at silver trowel because we haven’t got the facility’s to do it ourselves it’s not silver trowel idea it was mine !!! Because we really struggle to get plasterers to work on these types of work , I’m a bit delusioned from the...
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    Lime plasterwork course incorporated with insitu mouldings

    As soon as I’ve some dates il post them we find it hard to get good plasterers in this sector of plasterwork the money is so much better than typical plasterers rates that some companies pay !!
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    Lime plasterwork course incorporated with insitu mouldings

    It will be at silver trowel Just seeing what response I will get did arrange one this year but a few pulled out so had to cancel contact Colin at silver trowel and we will sort some dates for the spring
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    Lime plasterwork course incorporated with running insitu

    Hi chaps posted this in courses section if interested stu
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    Lime plasterwork course incorporated with insitu mouldings

    Hi all , I’ve been asked to offer a 3/4 day course on lime plastering and internal and external mouldings ( Roman cement etc) it will be taught by myself and Gary jones we are both master plasterers working on several large conservation contracts with over 70 yrs experience between us! If anyone...
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    Lime on internal walls

    Hi we are using ready mixed it’s easier and saves time from chalk down lime great material
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    Lime on internal walls

    Please exuse the spelling errors bloody phone !!
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    Lime ashlar stucco

    Some current projects in kent for GJ Fiborus and solid plasterwork
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    Insitu mouldings in Roman cement

    A string course ran in Roman cement in kent
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    Lime on internal walls

    Here is a job we just completed in central London Holborn church
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    Lime on internal walls

    Hi 3 coat system using a non hydraulic lime ( putty) scratch coat then allow to carbonated 1 week give or take ,floating coat same both approximately 9/12 mm thick obviously depends on wall being plastered, finishing coat lime putty finish with fine sand two coat lay first on with a wooden...
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    Ecocork lime

    Just a plastic float , no need to devil it
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    Ecocork lime

    Good stuff, use the spatterdash coat first, any difference between substrates imbed reinforcement mesh in the scratch coat, then after a couple of days float it out not with a devil float just plain float, then skim the hydraulic lime finish in 2 tight passes rub with float finish with a fine...
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    Recommendation please for Lime plastering training.

    Plenty of courses out there , but try and get in with some plasterers there are no substitute for hands on experience
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    working on a jacobean house in cheshire

    Intresting thread,
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    Advice on hand applied plasters in Germany.

    Goldband for me achieved the best finish after 17 years in germany
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    Micro for Lime plaster overskim

    No micro wont do it afraid, you'll have to put on dg27 from baumit its a silicate based permeable consolidation primer thats gives good adhesion properties on the old lime , but its still permeable , so the plaster can still breathe, hope this helps stu
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    Job spec

    You'll need good plasterers for that mike people who can use a straight edge! As for the material not used it, but the inside work done loads using schell putz beads plumped in and lined up, and walls squared up stuy
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    Lime Plastering Courses

    Something might be available in the coming months mate, the day courses are not really up to the mark to be honest, Myself and mayti are working on something it may come to fruition hopefully.
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    pft ritmo m 110v

    Got my ritmo up for sale on ebays all details are there comes with all brand new pipes and cables and 110v 5kva transformer in very good condition! Just got too much heritage work so the machine is just not getting used pm me if intrested looking for genuine offers
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    Ashlar bands and quoins

    ramboo tools ireland do a quoin cutter, look for it on e bay i got one used a couple of time looks tidy and gives a consistant depth and width of quoins just a thought stuy
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    A Little Job From the Archives

    nice work trev
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    shellac replacement

    it does go a long way to be honest, and i think gives the best results
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    Ramboo Featheredge

    they are not flexible they are used mainly for machine projection plastering very poplar in germany and holland they are used in similar way to a darby by pushing the wall flat and then the wall is ruled again with a proper feather edge, edge on. not any other way because LONG feather edges...
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    lime refurbishment

    thats the problem on all jobs lately is when you discuss price and various methods they will nearly always go for the quick fix rather than the long term solution , it is a bit tricky to get a finish with regency on dg27!! but is possible, and didnt know that you wanted a fine sponge finish...
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    lime refurbishment

    distemper to emulsion or vis versa? skimming with walls primed with dg27 and skimmed with regency plaster from mike wye common practice ,
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    Uneven render in sunlight

    hi and welcome!! we are plasterers and we finish by hand, not with a machine , you will never beat the sun i am afraid , dont be to hard on your self mate , the sun can make the finest plasterers look dodgy mate
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    render machine

    i may do rigsby, bought it of ryan of plasterers one stop shop its in very good clean condt etc..
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    nice to meet you today mayti mate !! we are going to have a busy year i rekon
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    render machine

    only a couple of bags of ocr in the garden!! was going to move it on , mainly because i am so stacked out with heritage work
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    render machine

    i went and got one 4 mnths ago still havent used it yet!!! stuck on a big heritage job but cant wait to use it!!
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    invisible mate, will ring you tomorow mat
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    cornice restoration

    looks very good to me ,well done
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    Fibrous plasterer required

    Strike!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fish on
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    Lath/Lime Ceiling Failure.

    shouldnt be a major problem with an occupied property a bit warmer and dryer! and she access to her dressing room what more does she want!!!
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    Skimmer wanted stockport

    i thought a skimmer was a small freshwater bream!!!!!! and the big ones were slabs
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    Lath/Lime Ceiling Failure.

    good on the architect i rekon!!
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    Fibrous plasterer required

    some very nice work you have put out there mate!!
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    Render spray gun

    i think its pft wales , ian your man
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    whos work is this then?

    anyone got some filler?