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Plastering: An Encyclopaedia Paperback – 12 Jul 1999

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  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 3rd Edition edition (12 July 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 063205381X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0632053810
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 1.6 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 520,011 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This book provides a thorough introduction to the techniques of modern plastering and a comprehensive treatment of present day fibrous plasterwork .

It also inlcudes 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 third edition has been updated to take account of new materials, changes to British Standards, and the latest health and safety requirements.

It will serve as an excellent text for NVQ plastering students, whilst its encyclopaedic structure enables the experienced plasterer to select information quicky on finer points when faced with an unfamiliar task. Architects and surveyors will welcome it as as a guide to the scope of the craft and its materials, as a reference for conservation work.

About the Author

W.D. Stagg was for many years lecturer in charge of plastering, and subsequently Head of the Department of Building Crafts at Hammersmith and West London College. He is a founder member of the Plasterers Craft Guild and a past chairman.

Brian F. Pegg taught plastering at Hammersmith and West London College and Succeeded Don Stagg as lecturer in charge of plastering, before working in industry and is a past chairman of the Plasterers Craft Guild.


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31 of 35 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 31 Dec. 2004
if you need to know everything about running your own covings this is the book to buy,but thats all the book talks about.if you need to know anything else about plastering try a different book.
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This book was written in the UK. None of the terms or products are the same as the USA. Even the explanations of techniques are hard to understand because of all the english terms and slangs. I would not recommend this book because of this. 40.00 some dollars is a lot (too much)for this book and the knowledge it contains.
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