Plastering advise


Postby Silis0001 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:05 pm

Hi . I am about to plaster straight on to plaster board . . How thick do i put both coats on . . And dose first coat have to be tacky or dry for second coat . Cheer .
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Postby thedoctor » Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:14 am

see the DIY Projects section for skim plastering. 1st coat should be firm before applying second coat
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Postby g.tuck » Sun Feb 01, 2009 5:15 pm

[quote="Silis0001"]Hi . I am about to plaster straight on to plaster board . . How thick do i put both coats on . . And dose first coat have to be tacky or dry for second coat . Cheer .[/quote]

Apply first coat not too thick and flatten out to remove any ridges.Once tacky apply the second coat .do not let the first coat dry Let become tacky before giving it the final trowel.
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