The lime that is mainly used for internal plastering is calcined from chalk, oyster shells or other nearly pure limestone. It is also known as fat, pure, chalk or rich line.
Plastering is an acquired skill and is best left to those with the acquired knowledge and experience.
Solid Plastering is the application of wet finishes to internal walls, floors and ceilings. It also includes applying protective covering to external walls such as pebble dashing.
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).
Within the building trades, plastering is one of the oldest crafts.
Because of the skill required in plastering it is not often carried out by the standard home owner.
Plastering equipment will usually need replacing if plaster is not cleaned off with water before it dries and this can get expensive and is wasteful.
Plastering dates back as being one of the oldest handicrafts within the construction industry sector but if it is done wrong it could leave the walls of your property in terrible condition.
Contaminated plaster can't be used and will need to be disposed of costing time and money.
The weather during plastering and rendering may have considerable influence on the finished work.