|Grooves on chimney are done like this:
Top left: 1 by 4's are nailed on the scratch coat.
Top right: Brown coat straightened and
Left: Finished chimney showing decorative grooves.
| Finish is REAL white portland cement
and REAL silica sand. Completely random
texture is done by Proteus, a fictitious artist.
Proteus wears duct tape on his shoes so people think he is a starving artist.
| Arch is formed with masonite. The outside
corner is formed by nailing a one by four
and filling in.
|TOP LEFT: Scaffold on roof is made with lumber, and
to take the weight of the ridge vent, or the area on the peak of the
Note how roof is covered with tarpaper and tape to avoid mortar on
TOP: Brown coat on gable ends.
LEFT: Mynor rods off brown coat.