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  1. devneydutch

    how funerals have changed

    He’s a intelligent man
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    Death in plastering

    I’ve been doing this for 25 years now and In the last 12 months I’ve heard of 2 suicides of spreads I worked with. Has anyone else experienced the same. I worked with a bloke and he used to say that the colour of skim makes you depressed.
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    Help needed!

    If the rest of it is ok he could straighten it up with a bit of straight timber and some filler. I could polish that turd for you
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    price of a pint where you are

    Cheaper in the social club but I’m not allowed in there lol
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    Rendering underside of concrete lintel s/c

    f**k SBR I won’t use it as it’s too messy and gets everywhere. I would just use pva on the scratch coat then wet down for topping. I know I will have everyone back up about using pva outside but what do u think the old boys of done?
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    Help needed!

    Looks pretty bad. No reason why he couldn’t put a bead there. Prob ran out of bead and wanted to finish the job n get payed
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    Rendering underside of concrete lintel s/c

    God that’s a long process so long as the scratch coat is stuck to lintel and you top the next day never had an issue. I’ve double bubble them before
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    Never do favours for friends

    I’ve already been there to get set up. I will do that but they have started in the other rooms. It’s never as bad as u think lol
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    Never do favours for friends

    Going to plaster a room for a friend tomorrow as they are trying to push the job on. Got there to find that there is 3 plasterers coming tomorrow and I’m in the most awkward shity room I’ve ever seen. Why did I do it to myself
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    No architrave question

    Been doing a fair bit of this for recently. Nice sharp finish
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    Makita coffee maker

    Posh coffee
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    Makita coffee maker

    Anyone got one of these and what do you think of it?
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    Rising damp or condensation

    A party wall can still be attached to an external wall
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    Rising damp or condensation

    Is it on an external wall and is the room vented? Windows have vents on em?
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    Learn to spray plaster

    I’m just putting some feelers out there bud I know I love plastering it’s like a hobby and this is the best step for me.
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    Learn to spray plaster

    Maybe? I wouldn’t spray knauf though. It blocks the machine and doesn’t sand well. I use jub p50 it’s the fastest drying
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    Learn to spray plaster

    I’m not young though (45) it’s less stressful on the body and it’s a better finish. Have u ever been told u can’t teach an old dog new tricks???? It’s a lie
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    Airless spray plastering

    I’m doing big one off builds with loads of glass. Airless is on the spec as it’s lots of natural light
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    Learn to spray plaster

    Say it was local to you within 15 miles and a two day course. What you be willing to pay? I was thinking 400
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    Learn to spray plaster

    Zombie would u consider it? I’ve been plastering for 25 years and when I 1st did it I hated it but now I wouldn’t go back
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    Learn to spray plaster

    M wow that’s loads more than here
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    Airless spray plastering

    I agree with you. Think it’s more for painters. I had to go on a 2 day course 2 years ago, cause the guy I work for got a grant. There was 6 of us must be 300 each per day??? Easy money
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    Airless spray plastering

    I don’t do site work anymore so follow my own work. Do you think anybody you work with would be interested in learning to spray plaster? I’m not looking for names numbers anything just thinking of starting a new business teaching people
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    Airless spray plastering

    Dabbing goes perfect with airless. That’s all I do too mainly
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    Learn to spray plaster

    Would u consider doing a weekend course on doing it? It’s that simple to do. I’m just putting feelers out there
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    Learn to spray plaster

    Some architects are specifically saying airles now
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    Airless spray plastering

    The stud work/boarding needs to be pretty good but you can get away with s**t (same as skim) when uv used it fir a while. I’ve always said my finish will be as good as the boarding
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    Airless spray plastering

    I use 2 graco’s one for base and the other for top
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    Airless spray plastering

    How did u pic it up? With another spread?
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    Airless spray plastering

    Lol thought I might get that from plasterers being one my self. I’ve put the same question on a painters forum to see what they say. See this as a out of the day to day grind and retirement
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    Airless spray plastering

    Would any plasterers be interested in learning to airless spray plaster? I’m thinking it might be more a thing for painters but would like to know what you think about it? I think there is money to be made in it
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    Learn to spray plaster

    Would any plasterers be interested in learning to airless spray plaster? I’m thinking it be more a thing for painters but would like to know what you think about it? I think there is money to be made in it
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    Yeah I know. U would of thought the QS would of thought of all this long ago
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    Boss wants guarantee with it. I’m going too push for the thin coat finish
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    I’m going to try a test panel and see how it goes. Don’t like the sound of it though
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    SRS rendering/plastering merchant
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    Been recommended a product called HB12 goes on 6mm thick. And sponges up. Anyone used it?
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    Really? Prob cut backs. Never had a issue
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    What base coat are you using
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    Sounds like an idea just worried about cracking like Runwith was saying as Ms20 is cement based and not designed to go on cement board. What about treating the board as timber frame and fixing stainless sheet mesh to the cement board?
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    I’ve done plenty of thin coat just know it’s a different finish. Those 2 house are going be joined up in the middle with glass hallway
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    No it’s traditional build
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    I’ve done the house next door in ms20 the customer wants the same sponge finish but the whole house is render board. Do you know of a product that is thin coat but with a sponge finish Thanks
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    Sponge render finish on cement board

    Has anyone used MS20 over cement board? Thinking breathable membrane then mesh. Thanks
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    Drywall/Joint Compound sanding

    The dust that it creates
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    Drywall/Joint Compound sanding

    Worse try using a grinder to chase the walls
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