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    I'd like to try marble plastering

    I do all my samples on mdf, give it a coat of primer first. good to see another guy from sussex on here.
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    I'd like to try marble plastering

    Worked in kuwait last year, doing polished plaster.funny place to go.
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    Hello all.

    Looks good mate,nice texture
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    prices for marble plastering

    Very much dependant on finish,colour & meterage. Day rate varies depends who you work with,i know guys that only pay 100per day and others that pay 250per day. Always work for price. Tough out their tho
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    Silver wax

    What happened? Did you do the rendering outside aswell?
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    Silver wax

    Cheers render,that grid is for mica,glitter. Did you mean silver lustre
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    Silver wax

    I didnt think it was that good.have u used it over a high shine stucco?
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    Silver wax

    Has anyone used a good silver wax for a stucco finish. I have found that some waxes can be rubbed off the finish easily. Im ideally looking for it in a paste form. Some1 must have used a good Wax,cheers in advance
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    tadelakt substrates

    hi guys, substrates for tadelakt I would use a tanking system,wedi-impey or simular. Tadelakt is prone to micro cracking,you would need to keep soaping to stop the pasage of water. There are tadelakts out there that dont micro crack. Also ive been informed that mike wyes pigments at Are crap...
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    Unbelievable price!!

    Thats ok matey, glad you like.
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    Unbelievable price!!

    Thats a earner. Ive had a few like that this year. Im in the city tomorrow 200mtrs of pitted:-) We need to keep the pics coming on the forum
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    Venetian plaster from mike wye & Asscociates

    I dont know what u mean by mix design,i have a amazing paste for my spatulata finishes (high shine) most marmorino is ready mixed. But I have used the bagged form and love it. So im looking for a supplier.
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    Venetian plaster from mike wye & Asscociates

    C kj,you may also be able to help,ive been after some powdered marmorino. If you can advice please pm me. Cheers
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    Venetian plaster from mike wye & Asscociates

    Do you have any pics of your finishes with you gear? What makes up the material?
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    Venetian plaster from mike wye & Asscociates

    Hey - uveco does them for me. If you need details let me know. He has some ols posts on here. has anyone got much polished work on? its steady here but not crazy busy
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    Venetian plaster from mike wye & Asscociates

    Hey matey, just try all different materials. You will find whats best for you. I have spent lots of time in the workshop experimenting with materials. The gear I use gives me fantastic results,and allows me to create some amazing finishes. The biggest problem I come across was delamination...
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    Newby to venetian plastering.

    Hi John, there are endless amounts of trowels and tools you could buy. However just get the essentials and then buy as you need. I started off with a few spats, small,medium and large trowels, angle trowels and bucket scoop. Now my kit has grown some what, i have seperate laying on trowels for...
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    Coverit

    Hi guys, Bluebell finishes supply oikos, Coverit make products for many distribution companies, Some tubs are sold white label and some are branded. For example coverit supply stucco italiano, and they are branded for them. If you have any other questions or want to know a supplier PM me.
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    New video ive had made

    Hey steve, nice vid. Its a nice finish. I used the same black classic its a real nice look. Could i just ask why you burnished with a plastic trowel on a classic finish? I know i would on a marmorino carrara finish or intona. Keep up the good work!
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    our latest project

    Hey lads, White Pitted finish as the base, and white marmorino over the stencil. because the two finishes have varying textures it makes the white look different. im going back to a bathroom to get the finished pics soon, im waiting on a call to go back to get the finished pics of the...
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    our latest project

    Hey Twitcher, I dont know if i can tell you where i got the stencils from...............only kidding contact Dave from Uveco. Thanks to all the lads for all the comments, If anyone wants any polished plaster done or knows anyone thats does, bear us in mind I will be posting more pics and...
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    our latest project

    Hey freerider. thanks for the cheeky comment. For that you can put on the whole lounge tomorrow. Ive gotta get my pennies worth.
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    sovereign plasprime

    Ive used soverign its ok, hard work to get a even coverage tho. bond-it all day long for me
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    our latest project

    Hey guys thanks for the positive replys i wasnt expecting so many. I would have liked to do it in a bolder a colour but its nice and subtle I must say thanks to uveco for all the hard work with the stencil and the quick turn around. Theres not to much that can go wrong you just have to take...
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    our latest project

    thanks lads. the wall was boarded and skimmed before we got there, when we applied the pitted this covered the skim and the bead. Use a angle trowel to get a nice rounded corner, we laid the stencil out where we wanted it and stuck it to the wall when we were happy with the position and wrapped...
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    our latest project

    Hi Guys, it has been a busy month for polished plastering, we have finished a bathroom in royal tunbridge wells and just completed a kitchen feature wall in surrey, we used a white intonachino to create a pitted base coat and a white marmorino topcoat over a floral stencil. I have attached...
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    Read this book!

    I will pick one up, and look at the pics lol. P.s the colour match you done was perfect and that nightmare client was over the moon a big thanks
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    Read this book!

    Ive heard about this book. Didnt Paul marlow write a section in that book. The images of your exterior look good and cant wait to see it finished
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    its been weeks

    Hey guys, someone must have something to say. we cant let this part of the forum go this quite. we need pics, questions, advice etc Speak to you all soon
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    Best wax to use

    you ave told him that system already.
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    Best wax to use

    let the plaster absorb the wax then buff.
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    Best wax to use

    Ive applied paraffin wax with a cloth and trowel both work well, Just clean the trowel afterwards. there are alot of different waxes on the market find which work best for you and make sure they are suitable for the application, ie some waxes arent suitable for wetareas
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    Best wax to use

    As above the cera wax is liquid form, apply with a cloth (i use a microfibre) Paraffin wax is in paste form and again use a cloth or trowel it on. Buff each layer of wax to remove any excess. Ive not used burnishing wax on lime based plasters i thought it was used on acrylic finishes. Theres...
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    we will marble 4u

    Good to see you back. I agree it is very hard to get this out there. I just think you should just post your own work so the clients can see what your capable of. If you have other peoples work on your site and then they ask you to do a complex job thinking your able to do that, you may...
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    polished plaster in a bathroom

    Hey SCB, You can do 2or 3 coats of marmorino in a bathroom ive done it. I prefer it over the high sheen venetian plaster. Im not to sure how good ppc waxes are, I would wax as mistersmooth said. lets us all know how you get on
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    rest of staircase

    Hey matey, looks good. was it just the two main walls that you done? was it 2 or 3 coats? looks like you got a nice polish on the marmorino. Marmorino is def my fav finish.
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    we will marble 4u

    That made me chuckle. bet he wishes he didnt start the thread.
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    we will marble 4u

    I wonder if he will come back lol
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    we will marble 4u

    Sorry wallpas most of those pics of the polished plaster and cement flooring are phils, i noticed one from natural decor too, i bet only one of those pics are yours. Its best to just show your work not other peoples.
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    New Youtube aplication videos

    Didnt we speak about this last night? lol you acted quickly
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    pitted polished plaster

    Thanks render. do you have a pic of one you done. Have you tried it with marmorino? or just intona
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    Products

    Hi cookie, Trained with G.Trowel. Local to you. there is so much to learn its unreal. Its tough getting the work though.
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    pitted polished plaster

    Thank you. its good to get other peoples thoughts. your right about timing that can make or ruin the finsh if your to keen to flatten down.
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    Products

    Yeah i know giavani sells to loads of people he is a big supplier. I was just making people aware that suppliers arent manufacturing there own materials, And many of the products various suppliers sell are from the same manufacturer. The only difference being colour range and price.
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    pitted polished plaster

    come on guys there must be other suggestions on the pitted im wanting to acheive.
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    Products

    Coverit - Marmorino Veneziano, Venetian Plaster - Stucco Italiano UK ~ Polished Plaster | Plastering Tools | Plastering DVD | Decorative Plaster | Lime Paint All about Stucco Venetian Marmorino and Polished Plaster - Lime plasters, tools and training | Stucco Italiano These may help. I just...
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    Products

    its coverit. from what i remember its a basic website try google italy. they supply stucco italiano. theres a stucco italiano .co.uk site and .it site which is owned by gianni in italy
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