Category Archives: Lime Plaster

A Decorated Render

During the spring I began the creation of a Modern modelled render – not pargetting, but neither strictly sgraffito. In actual fact not modelled at all but carved into the hard surface of the render, which itself was applied to … Continue reading

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Spring 2011 Struggling with lime in the frost

January 2011 was taken up with the monumental struggle against the conditions to render a rather nice extension. A hundred and twenty metres of lime stucco onto concrete block. Thin coats, lots of frost protection and some luck led to … Continue reading

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A simple lime plaster cornice

This is in a National Trust property in Gloucestershire, UK. The building is a summer house and tends to be damp in the winter, for this reason I decided to fashion this cornice from lime plaster in situe rather than … Continue reading

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