When you try to hang a picture the slightest knock will remove the plaster from the lath
This piece, itself constructed of lath
and plaster, was meant to be as much a statement as a decoration.
2 Support the top and bottom lath
with your fingers while you cut out about half of each to fit the rest of the box profile.
House replaced an older structure that sheltered approximately 700 young and tender plants that perform best in shade.
and plaster was selected for the interior walls not only for esthetics and mold resistance but also because it's more durable than sheetrock and has a better fire rating," said John Coffey, president of Metallic Lath
& Reinforcing Ironworkers Local 46 in New York.
The saw will help keep dust down and allow the timber lath
and studs to be removed in larger sections.
The Local 46 also represents the booming reinforced concrete trade, which uses techniques similar to lath
and plastering, but with heavier materials.
The prefabricated shell will be laid on the ground, and gradually raised, a process which will bend and twist the lath
squares into diamond shapes.
Tearing old-fashioned plaster and wood lath
off walls is hard, filthy work.
Resting on the wing walls and the 2-by-6s, a sheet of 1/4-inch plywood serves as the bottom of the counter, A layer of building felt covers the plywood, and stucco corner lath
was bent and nailed around the plywood's perimeter.
Enough galvanized expanded metal lath
to cover the floor, with an extra 12-in.