This book will serve as an excellent text for NVQ plastering students, whilst its encyclopaedic structure enables the experienced plasterer to select information quickly on finer points when faced with an unfamiliar task. Architects and surveyors will welcome it as a guide to the scope of the craft and its materials, and as a reference for conservation work.
It provides a thorough introduction to the techniques of modern plastering and a comprehensive treatment of present–day fibrous plasterwork.
Also included are full technical details of solid work, and thorough coverage of obsolete practices for the purpose of conservation work. It features working drawings in isometric projection to present a three dimensional picture of specific jobs.
The Fourth Edition has been updated to take account of new products and techniques, in particular machine plastering, and changes in health and safety requirements. The sections on Floorlaying, Plasterboard and Internal Plastering have been totally rewritten and all subjects have been checked against Standards. Legislation and regulations have been brought up to date.
Published in association with the Plasterers′ Craft Guild.
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This highly regarded book provides a thorough introduction to the techniques of modern plastering, as well as coverage of obsolete practices for the purposes of restoration and conservation work.
With entries listed in alphabetical order for easy use, this book is essential for the apprentice plasterer. It also enables the more experienced plasterer to quickly locate information on finer points.Review:
?It is a great guide for those looking to take their wet plastering skill set a bit further. It provides an introduction to the techniques of modern plastering and a comprehensive treatment of present–day fibrous plasterwork.? ( Homebuilding & Renovating, December 2009)
About the previous edition:
?an excellent publication which no plasterer should be without.?
From Plasterers? Craft Guild Newsletter
′This up–to–date publication must be one of the best books ever written on the plastering craft and believe me I?ve read a few!′
From Plasterers? Craft Guild Newsletter 2007
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