|Plaster mouldings here are replaced, due to fire damage.
MIters are tooled in with a miter rod
|Mouldings are filled with
moulding plaster and
lime and run with a mold template.
|TOP: A variety of materials are
used in this house renovation and addition, including pebble-dash
TOP RIGHT: Stone sill at water table is angled down for good water run-off.
RIGHT: A wash, ar curved area at bottom further prevents water infiltration, and shows off the fact that this is real stucco.
|You may remember this house from 7 years ago, in December,
We did the gable on the right and forward back in Y2K. The white area on the side of the dormer wasn't replaced because it was in good condition, and it is hard to work over spanish barrel tile.
|The bell shaped wash at the bottom seems to be
floating in space, and was done like this originally.
|Entrances are re-done in REAL stucco.
Color is # 830 "clay" from La Habra stucco.
|Earthy colors in this stucco window wall brings the outside in and the inside out.|
|Stucco wrap is torn off and tar paper put on.||This is a big house with a lot a details that I would like to show you. check back for my next update.|
|Our first color pebble dash
was done on these chimneys in Chevy Chase. check the next update,
which should appear fairly soon.
January, 2008 is the 9th anniversary of my jobs in progress updates.
|Lamb's tongue detail is cut and
troweled with this pointing tool.
Bull noses on outside corners were popular around the turn of the century and add a dramatic decorative effect to these outside corners.
check the next update for details on how we did them.