Horsehair Plaster?

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Horsehair plaster is made from lime putty and sand, horsehair as well as water. This type of material was commonly used in the ancient times and can only be found in really old building or constructions sites.
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Many plasters are made from a base of lime. However, the proportion of lime to other ingredients in plaster is something that varies greatly depending on who originally made the plaster
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It is made from a soft rock called gypsum. The gypsum is heated to about 150. 0. C to remove its H. 2. O (water) content. It becomes a dry powder, with the chemical name. gympsum
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Yes there is. You can go to just about any hardware store such as Hope Depot or Lowes and get a bonding agent. Any drywall supply company which sells veneer plaster will also carry
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When plaster is made to look like marble it's called faux
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A horsehair plaster is a covering on the wall mostly dominant in the construction sector. Horsehair plaster is basically made from a mixture of horsehair, sand and lime putty. These three materials were used ages ago in mortar work during construction. Right proportions were necessary if at all the building was to last. These materials brought out the best master walls ever in those times. One of the disadvantages however was the frequenting cracking of walls.
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