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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaster_veneer

Plaster veneer (US terminology) or plaster skim (UK terminology) is a construction methodology ... Plaster veneer walls are usually similarly decorated, but unpainted plaster can also serve as a finish. ... existing wall surface by painting on a special adhesive compound, and then applying a thin layer of " base coat" plaster.

www.familyhandyman.com/drywall/how-to-skim-coat-walls/view-all

If you're a skilled drywall taper or plasterer, you probably use a hawk and trowel to skim-coat walls. We don't expect to change your mind if you use those tools ...

www.oldtownhome.com/2013/11/13/DIY-Plaster-Repair-We-Finally-Put-the-Skim-in-Skim-Coat

Nov 13, 2013 ... Up until this point in our plaster repair/skim coating series, the joint compound we 've been applying to the walls has felt a whole lot thicker than ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Skim+Coating+Plaster+Walls&v=Mob1K_P_L8U
Apr 17, 2014 ... How to Smooth Out Plaster Walls or Ceiling with a Skim Coat Leah from See Jane Drill demonstrates how to repair unsightly plaster walls with ...

ths.gardenweb.com/discussions/2469781/should-i-skim-coat-the-old-plaster-or-put-on-new-drywall

Oct 6, 2008 ... With our old plaster walls, one wants to patch and skim coat, while the other wants to put 1/4" drywall. The rationale for the skim coat is that it ...

www.bobvila.com/articles/1169-skim-coat-plastering

Learn everything you need to know about skim-coating a plaster wall.

diy.stackexchange.com/questions/2698/what-compound-is-best-to-use-when-skim-coating-a-plaster-wall-that-had-wallpaper

Nov 9, 2010 ... I've used regular joint compound, thinned with water quite a bit. Be careful with any areas where the wallpaper pulled up the outer layer of ...

www.wikihow.com/Skim-Coat

Spread a skim coat with a trowel or drywall knife over a rough wall or ceiling to ... have to finish broken plaster or a plaster-sheetrock joint; or perhaps you plan to ...

www.nytimes.com/1999/03/14/nyregion/home-clinic-the-technique-of-skim-coating-a-plaster-wall.html

Mar 14, 1999 ... Edward Lipinski Home Clinic column describes how to skim-coat plaster walls to cover hairline cracks; drawings (M)