The aim of this book is to describe the standard practices of plastering in a way which will be helpful both to the craftsman and to the student. The author covers a wide range of solid and fibrous plasterwork and gives details of modern materials and their appropriate application techniques. He provides recommendations for floor laying techniques, dry lining methods and bonding adhesives. This book is intended for use by students in technical colleges and training institutes studying courses in plastering, practising technicians, apprentices and trainees, and architects and others concerned with methods of plastering when preparing drawings. It is suitable for London City and Guilds Basic and Advanced Craft in Plastering.
Table of Contents
Preface 1. Tools and Equipment 2. Materials 3. Internal Plastering 4. Floors, Skirtings and Stairs 5. Specialised Techniques and Problem Solving 6. Fixing and Plastering of Lathing Materials 7. Dry Construction Methods and Partitions 8. External Plastering 9. Moulded Work In Situ 10. Benchwork 11. Mechanical Plastering 12. Geometry of Arches Appendix A Appendix B Index a