How to Skim Coat a Plaster Wall
Plaster is a hard, durable finish for walls. For many years it was the traditional surface for all interior walls, until it was largely replaced after World War II by plasterboard or drywall. Even plaster can deteriorate over time and can develop cracks...
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Smooth over rough or damaged walls with a skim coat of mud, applied with a
special squeegee knife. It's easy to do and delivers great results.
Learn everything you need to know about skim-coating a plaster wall.
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 ...
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 ...
But, like most old home fans, I like the unevenness of plaster walls. ... These
features are what makes it work as a skim coating tool instead of a window
Mar 14, 1999 ... PLASTER walls frequently develop a network of hairline cracks that are too
narrow ... The best way to restore the wall surface is by skim-coating it.
Pictures and instructions for applying a skim coat of joint compound on walls and
... This would include any water-damaged plaster or drywall, and very rough ...
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 ...