plaster base

plaster base

Any suitable surface for the application of plaster, such as gypsum lath, metal lath, wood lath, masonry block, or brick.
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This form of Islamic art is mosaic tile work made from individually chiseled geometric tiles set into a plaster base.
To create the sculptures, I begin with a plaster base. I then laser-cut characters into metal, and in a fashion similar to linking chainmail, I use heat to connect the pictographs so that they can be shaped.
The fresco's beige plaster base extends in a freeform fashion, not unlike a relief map.
The students can then paint the white plaster base with watercolor and put beads on the pipe cleaners.
Written by expert civil and mechanical engineer Max Schwartz, Builder's Guide to Stucco Lath & Plaster is an in-depth manual especially for field professionals to plaster base (lath) and stucco's use as a versatile exterior finish.
Then I'll apply a water-based sealer, a new plaster base coat and a top coat to finish).
Push a "flange" bottle lamp mechanism (sold by most DIY multiples) into the top of the plaster base (remove plug first) then push the cable through the "tunnel" formed by the dowel.
Instead of using egg tempera on a wet plaster base, which is what had been used very successfully for centuries, Leonardo used tempera on dry plaster so he could work more slowly.
For these reasons, lime plaster may best be used as a thin top coat over an earthen plaster base coat.
The best of these systems is a two-coat veneer, which employs a gypsum plaster base board (commonly called "blue board"), a 1/16- to 3/32-inch basecoat, and a veneer finishing material.