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-> Re: GSBN:plaster and straw question
     by "PH Bernard" imagine@...
-> Re: GSBN:plaster and straw question
     by john@...


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Date: 3 Jul 2006 23:11:02 -0700
From: "PH Bernard" imagine@...
Subject: Re: GSBN:plaster and straw question

I thought Bondcrete reduced permeability?

Kind regards
Per Bernard

UNICORN HOUSE ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING
www.unicornhouse.net

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "John Glassford" jacksflat@...
To: "GSBN" GSBN@...
Sent: Tuesday, July 04, 2006 1:19 PM
Subject: Re: GSBN:plaster and straw question


>G ' day All on GSBN
>
> We are using lime plaster on a building near Sydney and we used a
> fibre mesh for the second coat i.e. we applied the mesh to the second
> coat after it was applied and then brushed the coat for a key for the
> final coat.
>
> Those of you on SB r-us an see the result in the photos section.
>
> I am asking if we should apply bond crete to the second coat befpore
> we apply the final coat or some such product.  The builders on the job
> have no experience in lime render I do not see a problem with doing so
> but I doubt it will do much good.  We used bond crete in teh house at
> Ballarat and it worked well on the final caot application between
> second and third coats.
>
> Anyhow have a squiz at the photo section in SB r-us an dlet me know
> what you think.
>
> Kind regards
> John Glassford
> Huff 'n' Puff Constructions
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> 61 2 6927 6027
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> 61 2 6927 6027

>
>




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Date: 3 Jul 2006 23:30:23 -0700
From: john@...
Subject: Re: GSBN:plaster and straw question

G ' day Per

That is what I thought and expected as it is supposed to stop moisture
getting in and to stop cracking.  Mind you there is not a crack to be
seen on the second coat.  Maybe they think that bond crete will
prevent any chance of delamination.  I am still, open to ideas however
the experienced renderers on the job feel bond crete is essential but
then they are used to cement renders.

How are you two going?  Plenty of straw bale I hope.

Salaams John.


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