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Learn 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 technique of applying finishing plaster.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Prepare Plaster

Half-fill a bucket with clean tap water and slowly add the plaster, carefully following the manufacturer's instructions. Mix more as you need it.

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