We used metal lath and conventional plaster
on these two tray ceilings. Wood framing
on these ceilings is always crooked, and
veneer plaster only allows about 1/4" to
Here metal lath is screwed over the blueboard.
| Scratch coat of sand
plaster is applied over
metal lath. We never use perlite as
aggregate in plaster. It is too weak.
|Brown coat is applied. We used a
ensure the ceiling is straight.
|Finished ceiling is master bedroom.|
|Master bathroom is done the same way.
Carlos rods off the ceiling.
|Even the closets are plaster.
Stucco on balconies
for Robertson Building and development
|Finish is bright white. We used white portland, white lime and white sand.||Brown coat on addition|
|Blocks are wet with a hose. This assures a good bond. Blocks are nice-no need to put on metal lath.||Note 1 x 4 at top of wall-This
a nailer for the flashing as well as a ground
to straighten the wall. The stucco just overlaps the flashing at the bottom.
|We cover all the windows with
plastic and red tape from Nathan Kimmel
in Los Angeles, the plasterer's supermarket.
I covered the treshold plates extra
It seems someone should think of a
Until then, I'll keep covering them