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plastering over two parts of misaligned wall

Postby tomkoszel » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:05 pm

hello,

i'm looking to plaster an internal wall using thistle drywall. i'm looking for a "rustic" finish so am comfortable that even with no plastering experience i can get the job finished to some level!

i'm looking to cover a wall shared by a ground and first floor rooms. on the wall where one floor "meets" the other the wall is misaligned leading to a 0 to 6cm "ledge" that i have inexpertly bridged with filler and scrim tape.

given that i'm ok with a bumpy finish could anyone say if the plaster will take and hold ok over this area? any advice would be very welcome! thank you!

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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:29 pm

hi tomkoszel
Probably worth treating the area with some adhesive agent like waterproof pva, there are specialist ones available which include grit.
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