How we make outside corners
In the old days, an outside corner in plastering was
called an "arris". An inside corner is called an "angle".
|A wood strip-a 1X4 is set with a level and nailed.||Wall is filled and rodded off|
wall sets up overnight,
nailed on the other side and filled.
When strip is removed, we have a
reasonably straight corner with out a
metal corner bead.
I quit using metal beads because
they rust and tend to split.
This is the old fashioned way.
checked for straightness
with a rod.
A rod is straight-edge use to straighten
wall is rodded off
and sets up, it is rubbed
down with a float.
This makes the surface neat
and rough for a good bond
with the finish coat.
We're using a color finish
The base coat will wait a
week before the finish is applied.
Please come back for the finish coat.
Side wall browned.
We allow the brown coat to cure
1 week before applying the finish
We gutted 3 more rooms at Richard's
We're now browning.
We have some real fancy jobs coming up.
Please come back.
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