By Reggie Bullard
Attached is a pic of my fireplace, plastered with a clay-lime finish over a 2-coat clay base. The brown parts are cement-based.
Myself, I am an alternative builder and I also do all kinds of finish work, including cement stucco, clay plasters and am starting to use gypsum and lime a bit. Not much success with bag lime in dry New Mexico, though, so far.
My question is about furring lath. I like to
use diamond lathe but the
I am always looking for an elegant solution to keeping the lathe furred out 1/4" or so. Any suggestions?
P.S. Attached is a pic of my fireplace, plastered
with a clay-lime finish
Thanks for the kind words and the picture of the way
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