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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From the Back Cover
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.