limewash


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limewash

A mixture of lime and water; used to coat internal and external surfaces; a whitewash.
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He caused controversy when he had the turreted building painted with a bright-pink-coloured mixture of iron filings and limewash.
The saturated water on top can be drained off to make limewash, or to temper a dry mix.
I want it to look almost spooky - limewash on the walls and tapestries all over," says an excited Kathryn.
Now you can bring the rustic lime-wash look indoors with a paint that gives a mottled appearance almost instantly Called Interno Limewash, the paint "blooms" into a subtle layering of shades as it dries.
They taught apprentice limemakers and plasterers to make and weatherproof the buildings with plaster, stucco, and limewash.
Documenting the occurrence of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century church graffiti, one local historian has recently suggested that part of the church wall was sometimes set aside to serve as the parish notice board, from which erasures could be made by water, scraping, or successive coats of limewash.
It was estimated at the time that 27 layers of limewash had masked them for more than 460 years.
We have to get limewash paint, wattle and daub and the right wood.
Irons, who has lived in west Cork for 12 years with his actress wife Sinead Cusack, said in his copyright article that 'without doubt' the castle would have been limewash white when originally built.
The blue limewash stucco on the house wall is typical of many buildings in the Saxon villages