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    Re: Repair or Replace - Plaster Walls

    Don't tear down the plaster!!!

    Try Big Wally's Plaster Magic. (Declawlor mentioned this product in his reply-there is a video on this site and on the Big Wally's site.)I have a 1910 home with some...
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    Re: Castle Mine ???

    Probably "Calcimine", it's a type of paint-like whitewash-that was used over uncured plaster.
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    Re: Finish coat plaster falling off

    Thank you, I was hoping that would work!
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    Finish coat plaster falling off

    I have a 1910 craftsman home, which all of the original horsehair plaster. There is an area of the living room where the wall is cracked and at the base of the crack, the finish coat is seperating...
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    Skim coating-HELP!

    I am in the process of re-painting our bathroom. Two of the walls are the original plaster and (surprisingly) in pretty good shape-unfortunately there are many many coates of old paint-not all of...
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    Re: Refinishing areas of trim

    I'll give it a try, and thank you.
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    Re: Refinishing areas of trim

    I agree that oils, etc. may be part of the issue. I have inspected the finish very carefully today and I think it must be something like shellac-I doubt that anything has been done to the wood since...
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    Re: Refinishing areas of trim

    How would I determine what was used originally? I know that there are some areas that get very sticky in humid weather and I'm assuming that these areas are shellaced, but could it be tung oil or...
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    Refinishing areas of trim

    I am in the process of buying a 1910 home with most wood trim in good shape, but there are certain areas where the finish appears to have been rubbed off. Is there a way to correct these spots...
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