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Forum: Drywall Texturing 03-15-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
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Ive seen a similar texture done using a home made...

Ive seen a similar texture done using a home made tool. The texturer would begin with a mud hawk. The texturer would set a piece of 3" fiberglass insulation over the hawk. Then drape a piece of 4mil...
Forum: Drywall Texturing 03-12-2017, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,009
Posted By Cletus
Mix your mud down like banjo mud, roll it on and...

Mix your mud down like banjo mud, roll it on and blend it to surrounding tex. Stomp it with crows brush overlapping about half way while rotating brush
Forum: Drywall Texturing 03-12-2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,009
Posted By Cletus
Looks like a crows foot brush..stomped tight with...

Looks like a crows foot brush..stomped tight with overlap....
Forum: Drywall Texturing 03-11-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,009
Posted By Mr.Brightstar
Easiest texture to match. Put on some mud, and...

Easiest texture to match. Put on some mud, and stomp it with a trowel. It's that easy. Practice on a scrap piece of drywall first.


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Forum: Drywall Texturing 03-11-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,009
Posted By MrWillys
Crumpled up newspaper.

Crumpled up newspaper.
Forum: Plaster Forum 01-21-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,080
Posted By Mr.Brightstar
Chip up the surface with a hatchet, keep the...

Chip up the surface with a hatchet, keep the chips in a tight pattern,and just deep enough to get through the brown paper and into the cement. This will allow your first coat of Dura bond to go lock...
Forum: Plaster Forum 01-21-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,080
Posted By cazna
Looks like you have a battle on your hands and...

Looks like you have a battle on your hands and yes many ways to try and fix that only experimentation will answer.

The homeowners have to understand the age and issues involved here, Also the...
Forum: Drywall Texturing 12-01-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,446
I had said earlier that we were doing some ICF...

I had said earlier that we were doing some ICF repairs in a home that we completed about ten years ago. And that I would take some photos.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-27-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 50,847
A view of Senaca Lake from my jobsite....

A view of Senaca Lake from my jobsite. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161127/84f7a9e4f4e5db42824754acb8e8153a.jpg

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-08-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 50,847
trouble uploading images. Oh well.

trouble uploading images. Oh well.
Forum: Drywall Texturing 10-27-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,446
We have done perhaps close to a hundred jobs in...

We have done perhaps close to a hundred jobs in Integral Color Finish over the years. I keep a file of all our color formulas. And it looks about that big. We use a lot of different sealer processes....
Forum: Drywall Texturing 10-27-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,446
The home we will be patching next week is fairly...

The home we will be patching next week is fairly smooth and no sand. The color is an almond like off white. So I don't know if it will show up well in a photograph. We will probably go wall to wall...
Forum: Drywall Texturing 10-27-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,446
Posted By MrWillys
Couldn't send you a PM Nick, Is Fresco...

Couldn't send you a PM

Nick,
Is Fresco Harmony as simple as colored mud or is it sealed in some way? Scott
Forum: Drywall Texturing 10-26-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,446
We did a lot of similar sand texturing here in...

We did a lot of similar sand texturing here in the 1990's. It was really a fad. A bunch of houses got built with a Santa Fe theme. Flat roofs and exterior parapets and scuppers with no eaves or...
Forum: Drywall Texturing 10-25-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,446
Posted By MrWillys
This video is a poor example but you'll get the...

This video is a poor example but you'll get the idea. Our guys could leave a consistent pattern of dots.
...
Forum: Drywall Texturing 10-25-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,446
Posted By MrWillys
When I started in the 70's and even into the 80's...

When I started in the 70's and even into the 80's we sprayed acoustic on ceilings and skip trowelled walls. Powdered taping mud with a small amount of number 30 Monterey sand was trowelled on with a...
Forum: General Drywall Discussion 10-25-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,065
Posted By pytlik86
Like the color thing, think someone in denmark...

Like the color thing, think someone in denmark has seen your work.

Colour mud + some kind of sealer covering 10 squaremeter costing 100$

People have started doing one wall in a room, not the...
Forum: Drywall Texturing 10-24-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,446
Posted By Wimpy65
We use to add sand to our mud when did textured...

We use to add sand to our mud when did textured ceilings back in the 80's. The texture we did was troweled on in random swirls (butter finish). The sand certainly makes the mud much stronger. ...
Forum: General Drywall Discussion 10-23-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,065
What is so hard about that? Mask the walls off...

What is so hard about that? Mask the walls off with blue tape along the ceiling edge and drape with plastic. It is done all of the time.
Forum: General Drywall Discussion 10-22-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,065
Posted By Mr.Brightstar
Fresco harmony would be perfect for this...

Fresco harmony would be perfect for this situation. Nick is usually on here once every couple days. Just hang tight I'm sure he will give you all the information you need.


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Forum: Drywall Texturing 10-16-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,598
Posted By Mr.Brightstar
I just bid a job yesterday for Skim Coating...

I just bid a job yesterday for Skim Coating Textured ceilings ceilings. A light stimple texture. I got no help right now, and didn't really want the job. I added $2,000 on top of my usual price...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 10-14-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,235
Posted By sanusense
I have been also wondering about this thing, I...

I have been also wondering about this thing, I have recently created a blog on Bicycling (http://mountrides.com/best-mountain-bikes-under-300-dollars/) to express my personal views in it. I suggest...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 10-12-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,235
Posted By MrWillys
Harold, Welcome to the board. Your web host...

Harold,
Welcome to the board. Your web host should have a provision to upload your site to the search engines like Yahoo, Google, Bing and others. Make sure to include a line in your HTML of...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 10-12-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,235
Posted By kauaidrywall
Places to list your website

Aloha Drywall Contractors!

I recently created a website after years of not having one. I've got the basics up and running and I'm still expanding (plan to add a few pages showing completed work...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-02-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 50,847
Posted By keke
today I spent some time with my son in the park...

today I spent some time with my son in the park next to my house
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