|My inlays from the last
centering on each wall was done by centering the inlay on the left in the center of the wall, and the one one the right over the center of the window. The random centering makes the wall look bigger.
|Finish color is chablis from La Habra
Stucco, and real portland cement and sand.
The inset concrete tile shows off the
new stucco, and the fact this is a solid
Zoom camera shows pebble dash
stucco up close farther back
and the street view. The rough appearance
adds a soft look to the house from the
We're still the pebble-dash kings of the
|A plastic heat tent is built to keep
working through a cold January.
3 diesel-fuel powered heaters keep the whole house warm. The tent has survived snow, extreme cold, and strong wind.
Will the tent fail ? Will we ever finish this
house ? Please check back.
Lath and stucco peeled down the original 1 X 12 sheathing.
The original sheathing is still in
excellent condition, more photographic
proof that stucco, real portland cement stucco, protects the wood.
|The original lath was welded wire stucco
mesh woven into a thin paper.
We have seen this a lot on old houses,
the wood is in excellent shape without a
vapor barrier such as tarpaper or tyvek
behind the stucco.
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