1st Edition

The Modern Plasterer
Volumes I and II



ISBN 9781873394458
Published February 6, 2013 by Routledge
512 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

Suitable for plasterers, this book presents information on the characteristics of different plaster and their uses, the varieties of lathing available and how to apply and finish flat lime plaster. It also explains how to set up and run different types of mouldings, the casting of mouldings and uses of fibrous plaster.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Introductory; Ancient and Asiatic plaster; Modern decorative plaster; Ceilings: decorative and otherwise; Plastering materials; Portland cement; How to make concrete Selection of materials; Preparing the base for plastering; Lathing; Plasterers' tools; Scaffolding and plant; Interior plastering; Running cornices and mouldings. Volume II: Suitable Sands for lime and cement plasters; Panel mouldings; Moulding and casting; Jelly moulds; Pilasters and columns; Cement hearths and floors; Exterior plastering and waterproofing; Fibrous plaster; Repair work; The restoration of plaster ceilings; Plastering by spraying; Portland cement stucco; Modelling in plaster and plastic concrete; Miscellaneous decorative processes; Gesso; Surface treatment of plaster and cement; Artificial marbles and granite; Concrete and plastic floors; Specifications; Glossary of terms for plasterers; Appendix; Index.

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