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  • Scratch coat

    I have just insulated my oven with 4 inches of ceramic fibre, what should I use for a scratch coat for my stucco finished dome.

  • #2
    Re: Scratch coat

    regular old mortar . s-type from the big box hardware store.
    My build progress
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    • #3
      Re: Scratch coat

      I agree with the first reply. You can look at the link of my build below. The plaster (what you call mortar) worked out perfectly. I suppose your oven will not sit out in the open, but will be covered.

      Best of luck.

      Check out the link to my build and pictures here


      • #4
        Re: Scratch coat

        Thank you for the replies. Yes my oven will be under cover.


        • #5
          Re: Scratch coat

          How will you finish the final enclosure. I used scratch/brown coat stucco with acrylic additive to increase the water resistance. I will not have a cover so the final shell needs to be water tight