Plastering the Swimming Pool

Project: Craftsman Bungalow, Episode 11, Part 3



Cabinetmaker Brian Comeaux demonstrates how he framed the boxes for the new built-ins that are being installed in the living room to match the existing ones in the dining room. The pool crew is out back in their sponge shoes, finishing up the pool with a coat of plaster, before the trucks arrive to fill'er up.
Part 1: Custom-Building a Cabinet
Part 2: Installing a China Cabinet
Part 3: Plastering the Swimming Pool
In the final step of the pool's contruction, the basin is washed and vacuumed before plastering begins. Bob discusses the materials and the mixing ratio used in the plaster, and watches as the plaster is applied.
Bob Vila oversees the remodel of a Craftsman bungalow in Los Angeles, CA. It's a vintage kit house, purchased from a Sears & Roebuck catalog in 1923 and built in Hollywood. Working with contractors, Bob helps restore the home's thoughtful details while adding improvements fit for the owners' modern lifestyle.

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