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How to Apply Finish Plaster on Walls

Finishing (skimming) with topcoat plaster is an art that takes practice to get a smooth finish. Follow these steps to master the techni...

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Top 43 Plaster Projects

  1. 1. Exposing Brick (00:00:60)

    John DeSilvia shares practical advice on exposing brick.

  2. 2. Grotto Cave (20:00)

    JP dreams of a retreat that's reminiscent of his father's Colombian cafe.

  3. 3. How to Remove a Linen Cloth Wall Covering from Plaster Walls

    Find out how one couple removes a linen cloth wall covering from a plaster wall with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 4. Demo Plaster Walls (00:60)

    John DeSilvia shares practical advice on how to demo plaster walls.

  5. 5. Demo Plaster Walls (00:00:60)

    John DeSilvia shares practical advice on how to demo plaster walls.

  6. 6. How to Repair Damaged Plaster Walls

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to easily repair a damaged plaster wall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 7. Bamboo Bath (06:20)

    Matt comes up with creative uses for a single sheet of bamboo.

  8. 8. Removing a Popcorn Ceiling (00:05:59)

    Paul Ryan provides tips for removing a dated popcorn-textured ceiling.

  9. 9. Restoring Plaster Detailing (00:02:07)

    Nicole restores the original plaster and ceiling details in a 1929 duplex.

  10. 10. Matching Textured Plaster (03:42)

    Techniques that the pros use to match plaster with the ceiling or wall.

  11. 11. Plaster Medallion at Risk (00:03:04)

    Nicole brings in a crew to help save an original plaster relief medallion.

  12. 12. Goldblatt Blade Runner (01:26)

    The Goldblatt Blade Runner is a new, labor-saving way to cut drywall.

  13. 13. Applying Venetian Plaster (00:01:00)

    Marc shows how create an Old World look on walls with Venetian plaster.

  14. 14. Colored Clay Plaster Wall Coat (04:55)

    Check out a way to put color on your walls without using paint at all.

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