Applying Plaster to Blueboard

Project: Master Bedroom, Episode 6, Part 2

The architects visit the site to make sure their plans are being executed correctly. The last of the blueboard is applied to the new family room ceiling, and Bob demonstrates how to apply skimcoat plaster. Outside, carpenter Bob Ryley offers some tips on attaching red cedar shingles to sidewall.
Part 1: Architects Tour the Newton, MA Project
Part 2: Applying Plaster to Blueboard
As he watches the plaster being applied, Bob discusses the advantages of using blueboard and plaster, instead of drywall.
Part 3: Shingle Siding
A master bedroom suite in a compact 1930s Colonial Revival home in suburban Newton, MA, gets a makeover. Bob Vila details the process of building the foundation, from forming and cement pouring to inspection and backfilling. Also, Bob sees how the interior baseboard molding and window trim is milled to match what exists in the rest of the home.

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