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Dome Installation Video - Casa / Premio / Modena

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    Hi, need some advice on this please. As I understand its a 2 coat process ( or us it 3 coats?). First layer needs to be scratched so second/final coat adheres to it. Can I leave a long gap in time between coats? I assume thats ok?
    First scratch coat should be thicker if the two.
    What do I scratch with?
    Am I making any obvious mistakes here?
    Any advice welcome

    Thanks

    Richard

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    Re: plastering the supporting wall

    Originally posted by RichC View Post
    Hi, need some advice on this please. As I understand its a 2 coat process ( or us it 3 coats?). First layer needs to be scratched so second/final coat adheres to it. Can I leave a long gap in time between coats? I assume thats ok?
    First scratch coat should be thicker if the two.
    What do I scratch with?
    Am I making any obvious mistakes here?
    Any advice welcome

    Thanks

    Richard
    Here is a article that helped me gain some understanding of the stucco process.
    http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.nibs.or..._011_WB4-2.pdf
    Hope this helps. I'm no expert but I'll try to help you if I can.
    Last edited by kbartman; 03-17-2014, 11:41 AM. Reason: spelling
    Respectfully,

    KB

    My build
    Oven Pics (album under construction)

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    • #3
      Re: plastering the supporting wall

      Scratch, brown, finish. Use more line with each layer.
      Old World Stone & Garden

      Current WFO build - Dry Stone Base & Gothic Vault

      When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
      John Ruskin

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      • #4
        Re: plastering the supporting wall

        We just used Quikrete Quikwall Surface Bonding Cement and acrylic fortifier, then added stucco color and covered with one coat. Just another option.

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        • #5
          Re: plastering the supporting wall

          Originally posted by RichC View Post
          First scratch coat should be thicker if the two.
          What do I scratch with?
          Richard, we just took a narrow board (about your forearm's length) and put screws through it every inch or so. The screws went through about 1/2 - 1 cm, as long as they are even it doesn't matter how far they go through. Then you just drag the board over the first stucco coat and the screw tips scratch the surface nicely. The outer, 2nd, colored layer will dry fairly quickly if you don't mist/lightly wet the first layer - so you need to have everything ready, make more stucco than you need, work quickly, and relax...nobody will notice if you make a mistake or that the stucco's not "perfect" when they have a freshly baked pizza in front of them!
          Mike Stansbury - The Traveling Loafer
          Roseburg, Oregon ( www.sablesprings.com )

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          (working on restoration after web site upgrade )

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