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Forum: Drywall 03-13-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,672
Posted By Rouerplastering
We do unheated garages all the time. -20 to +90...

We do unheated garages all the time. -20 to +90 degrees around here. We don't get too many issues exept for cracks sometimes usually around the seam where the door opener is located. That has more to...
Forum: Drywall 03-06-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 37,259
Posted By Rouerplastering
Not to pick your post apart but this is...

Not to pick your post apart but this is completely false. Troweling is ALL wrist action. The trowel should not move in your hand. Just incase anyone is going to take up troweling for a living.
Forum: Drywall 02-18-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,404
Posted By Rouerplastering
What happens up north, stays up north.

What happens up north, stays up north.
Forum: Drywall 02-17-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 24,097
Posted By Rouerplastering
Quick coat of paint should do the trick. I would...

Quick coat of paint should do the trick. I would spray it on though. And probably prime it first.
Forum: Drywall Picture Post 02-17-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,023
Posted By Rouerplastering
What product do you use? I tried this on a couple...

What product do you use? I tried this on a couple small wall in my walk-in closet to see how well it worked.
I just used the dutch boy stuff from HD. It seemed like just thick paint to me. What I...
Forum: Drywall 02-16-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,404
Posted By Rouerplastering
For plasterers they are not that labor intensive....

For plasterers they are not that labor intensive. And there has to be an exessive amount of windows for us to charge extra orlike vangoghfinish said, we won't get the job.
As far as bead goes, never...
Forum: Drywall Picture Post 02-13-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,363
Posted By Rouerplastering
Nice. I don't know if we can get those prebased...

Nice. I don't know if we can get those prebased columns around here. That saves half the job right there. You sprayed the mantle, why didn't you spray the columns? Not judging, just wondering.
...
Forum: Drywall Picture Post 02-12-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,539
Posted By Rouerplastering
And this

And this
Forum: Drywall Picture Post 02-12-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,539
Posted By Rouerplastering
Thincoat plaster pics.

I don't take alot of pictures but heres some step by step pictures of my process. I missed taking a picture of the step where I cover the whole board but you'll get the idea.
Forum: Drywall 02-12-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,142
Posted By Rouerplastering
That depends. Are you talking about old time...

That depends. Are you talking about old time plaster or blueboard with thincoat veneer plaster?
Thincoat plaster is very popular in areas and is what I've been doing for twenty years. That's all...
Forum: Drywall 02-12-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,142
Posted By Rouerplastering
I glue it, screw it twice, and then put four...

I glue it, screw it twice, and then put four coats of one coat plaster on it. Because I'm better than you....:rolleyes:
Forum: Drywall 02-11-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,142
Posted By Rouerplastering
no. But after 20 years of not having problems I...

no. But after 20 years of not having problems I might try it and make more work for myself.
Forum: Drywall 01-31-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 51,760
Posted By Rouerplastering
anything drywall = fail There, I finally said...

anything drywall = fail
There, I finally said it.
Forum: Drywall 01-31-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 95,027
Posted By Rouerplastering
Does anyone use paper tape with plaster?

Does anyone use paper tape with plaster?
Forum: Drywall 01-25-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 28,283
Posted By Rouerplastering
Is it just me or are there a lot of guys replying...

Is it just me or are there a lot of guys replying here that don't know the difference between "dry" and "set"?
90 "sets" in 90 minutes. It "dries" according to humidity, temperature, airflow.
A...
Forum: Drywall 01-16-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,020
Posted By Rouerplastering
I would figure 15-20 sticks per hour per man.

I would figure 15-20 sticks per hour per man.
Forum: Drywall 01-16-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,254
Posted By Rouerplastering
Yeah, you definately don't want to use any type...

Yeah, you definately don't want to use any type of durabond or drywall mud. I personally prefer National Gypsum products like
X-Kalibur if you can get it. It will need to be prepped with either...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-02-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,550
Posted By Rouerplastering
Refacing is too much money. I also don't want to...

Refacing is too much money. I also don't want to rip them out and replace because what I have now are solid oak built in place cabinets. Very high quality but old and not too modern. I would hate to...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-02-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,550
Posted By Rouerplastering
Sand and restain and varnish old cabinets or paint?

Whats your guys opinion on that. The cabinets in my kitchen need to be redone. I was going to sand to almost bare wood then stain and varnish. I am also thinking about painting them instead. But then...
Forum: Drywall 12-26-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,661
Posted By Rouerplastering
Thom, you know as well as anybody this is a forum...

Thom, you know as well as anybody this is a forum for professionals. To just spread mud over a substrate that is not recommended is hack at best. I tried it already too when I was younger. It failed...
Forum: Drywall 12-24-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,661
Posted By Rouerplastering
Do NOT do this. Failure is inevitable.

Do NOT do this. Failure is inevitable.
Forum: Drywall 12-22-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 21,978
Posted By Rouerplastering
Lol

Lol
Forum: Drywall 12-16-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,498
Posted By Rouerplastering
I'll chyme in here. I have gone over plenty of...

I'll chyme in here. I have gone over plenty of drywall board with plaster. What the blueboard does is suck up the moisture faster so you can spread the mud smoother and the mud and paper react...
Forum: Drywall 12-13-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,967
Posted By Rouerplastering
Only use mesh tape for veneer plasters. Paper...

Only use mesh tape for veneer plasters. Paper tape has a tendency to bubble before the plaster sets because of the high moisture content of plaster.

Just make sure your new substrate is level...
Forum: Drywall 12-13-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 27,134
Posted By Rouerplastering
18 years. And the only time I ever see any...

18 years. And the only time I ever see any problems with the OP's question is when they don't do anything to the four little inside corners. They just need to be taped, that's it. No need to make a...
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