[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: GSBN:Stone Veneer over Bales
- To: GSBN GSBN@...
- Subject: Re: GSBN:Stone Veneer over Bales
- From: Joyce Coppinger jc10508@...
- Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 22:01:05 -0600
- Reply-to: "GSBN" GSBN@...
- Sender: "GSBN" GSBN@...
Sorry, I meant to ask what house that was.
on 3.20.2007 8:15 AM, MattsMyhrman@...MattsMyhrman@...:
> In a message dated 3/18/07 8:04:51 PM, john.skillfulmeans@...:
>> in the old days, like, i mean decades ago, ancient history, skilled
>> plasterers used to shape stone-like features in lime plaster.Ê look around
>> any downtown built in the early 20th century and you will see plenty of
>> this.Ê the tools are still available...(i think michel at transmineral has
>> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.transmineralusa.com/">http://www.transmineralusa.com/</a>
> The plasterer of one of the old Nebraska hay-bale houses did exactly that,
> using a tool to create grooves in the plaster. The old photo we have gives
> false impression that the building is made using big, rectangular blocks of
> stone. Maybe The Last Straw could earn some extra cash by patenting the idea
> and selling franchises. Perhaps it could be called "Fauxstone". If that
> name is already trademarked, how about "Foe-stone--your best defense against
> aggressive tax collectors"