|Addition on circa 1765 house awaits lath and stucco. Note how the window openings are wrapped with tar paper.||It is always tight quarters working in Old Town.
corners are straightened using trim boards set with a string line.
After on side sets up, we set them on the other side. We haven't used metal corner beads in years.
|Metal cap is covered with lath and stucco for a true masonry
as well as insurance against leaks. Note our 2 by 4
"scaffold" that provides a safe area to stand on a slppery metal roof.
|You may have seen our hook style scaffolds if you are a past
2 by 4's are nailed to hook on the roof without smashing the standing
|Plastic splatter sheild prevents mortar from splattering into the neighbor's yard.||Julio "combs" brown coat with a trowel.|
|Rough cut cedar trim boards mimic old style wood lentils. .||Taking down scaffold in the back. Rich color in REAL cement stucco provides an earthy look, like old fashioned river sand and lime.|