|Spalled brick chimney gets a facelift.
The chimney also leaked really bad.
|After the scratch coat set up
2 days, we put on the brown coat.
|Look straight ? Wood strips
set on the chimney with a string
line and 2 sides are filled in.
|Diamond is made by cutting 4
furring strips the same length are
nailing on the brown coat.
|Metal lath is nailed on
before filling in the diamond. This makes sure the
diamond will never fall off.
|Window sill is also formed
||Finished window sill, waiting
for the finish coat.
|Color is mixed in triple
||Flagstone is set on the
states are commemorated on the chimney cap: New York, North
Carolina, South Carolina, and
Virginia. I also put in an Alabama quarter.
State quarters are embedded on the chimney cap.
REAL cement finish coat applied.
The band at the top and the diamond are
lightened up for contrast.