sand finish[′san ‚fin·ish]
A smooth finish on a plaster surface made by rubbing the sand or mortar coat.
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Colored, textured plaster surface, similar in appearance to sandpaper.
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1. A textured-finish plaster surface; the plaster contains sand, lime putty, and gauging or Keene’s cement.
2. A finish obtained by rubbing the coat to a smooth finish.
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