Blue Board Plaster

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Blue Board Plaster

Plastering is application of various wet materials over surfaces interior walls, floors and ceilings as well as external walls and other surfaces in the building industry.

Plaster moldings are often used for plastering jobs, but the fit should be right and it is better if it is done by professionals.

Fibrous plastering is the creation of ornamental plasterwork such as ornamental columns, cornices, ceiling roses and architraves.

Within the building trades, plastering is one of the oldest crafts.

Plastering cannot be improvised. You should not try and improve or simplify the processes of plastering demonstrated in your plastering course (at least until you are a true master of the trade).

Mixing skim plaster for the first time is difficult and can cause people problems if they haven't done it before.

Venetian plastering is being used in many homes as well as famous fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton and Gucci.

When plaster veneer became available on the market it meant regular plastering techniques had to change.

Contamination in new batches of plaster can result in the drying time of plaster being adversely affected as you will learn and this will cause chaos to applying the "Golden Formula" as used by most plasterers.

Plasterers tape is used to cover plasterboard joins prior to plastering.

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