mud plaster

mud plaster

A plaster that is usually a mixture of heavy clay and water, often containing chopped straw or manure to improve its mechanical strength when dry.
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Tenders are invited for Structural repair of stores in the Division of Agriculture Extension, IARI, New Delhi-12:Regrading terracing of mud phaska covered with tiles or brick, in cement by dismantling tiles or bricks, removing mud plaster, preparing the surface of mud phaska to proper slope, relaying mud plaster gobri leaping and tiles or bricks, grouted in cement mortar 1:3 (1 cement : 3 fine sand), including replacing unserviceable tiles or bricks with new ones and
Some of the walls with traces of mud plaster stand as high as 12 feet.
Sites and topics covered include: Kharga Oasis; Farafra; Gebel Souhan; Wadi Sura; Khargan industry, Nadura Temple; Libyan rock art; 'Ain el-Gazzareen; Ptolemaic pottery; agriculture; cemeteries; Roman Castrum; poll taxes; textiles; Roman border control; conservation of mud plaster and sculpture; decorative painting; church complexes; dating with coinage; Coptic ostraca; hermitages.
Postholes and burnt mud plaster encircling the circumference of the interior pit wall of the structure provided evidence of a substantial timber super-structure used to roof the building.
Al Ain Traditional mud blocks, mud plaster, palm logs and reclaimed historic building materials were used in the restoration of Jahili Fort.
Buildings, from stately castles to humble homes, were all made of stone, mud, straw bricks and mud plaster, and looked like they'd been sculpted from the cliffs they were hugging.
maisons poteaux en terre: houses with a tightly spaced series of posts sunk into the earth, between which was lathe (barreaux) covered by mud plaster, tempered with moss or animal hair (bousillage).
Many of Djenne's buildings, including the Great Mosque, are made from sun-baked mud bricks, set with a mud-based mortar, which are coated with a mud plaster that provides the sculptural element.
Its singular Southwestern style derives from the 2-foot-thick adobe walls covered in mud plaster and the simple hipped roof shading four deep porches.
In this video, Ted and his team of green building experts take viewers though the entire construction process, providing useful and detailed information along the way, covering everything from how to construct a mud plaster wall, to maximizing solar gain through strategic placement of windows.
Then builders use mud plaster to add a smooth finish to their cone homes.