|Dormers finished with a REAL colored portland cement finish|
|Old plaster bullnoses are restored and
duplicated throughout the house.
These form a triangle where the bullnose
meets the straight part on the arris (outside corner).
|First I made a metal mold.|
|A straight wood strip is nailed to the
wall. Bullnose is formed by filling
in with molding plaster and lime and
running the mold up the strip.
|Next, a wood strip is nailed to the
arris (outside corner) and one side is
|After mortar sets up, strips are removed and one side of the triangle is cut in.||The other side is filled and the rough
triangle shape is cut into the mortar.
|After the chimneys are white coated,
cat faces (little voids) on the bullnoses are filled with a putty knife.
|Mynor trowels an interesting old curved plaster wall.
We're finished filling and coating the old walls around the perimeter of the house.
We're plastering the whole house.