To our subscribers, Jason, myself, and sons, show or teach all who wish to learn to apply or spread the first or scratch coat of stucco how to do it.
Keep in mind in the middle of this video, I could or should have used a two dollars throw-away paintbrush to brush the short-flanged corners at the eaves in instead of a song float which I had at my disposal to clean my hawk and trowel, then used a scratcher to scratch the coat I just applied.
We often do many things at once to show all the shortcuts or methods we use.
Remember, there are many ways to skin a cat.
Our method used to achieve our goals come from over 40 years of applied experience; folks can depend on us for sound advice no matter how much I may ramble about my past experiences. 🥳
Below are all the basic tools we use and recommend on Amazon’s website. We have done the research, so you don’t have to.
Kirk and Jason Giordano Plastering Inc.
Hello, folks; below are other videos that may interest and amuse you. Enjoy.
https://youtu.be/XqN3IA9iD3w/ Why Scratch or Scarifier lines are keys in the first coat of plaster wavy, vertical or horizontal scratch
https://youtu.be/suQM8-8CtiU/ first coat of plaster, Scratch Coat for beginners
https://youtu.be/JvaqSpzOcu8/ scratch coat, why scratch it with a scarifier
https://youtu.be/DJgsAQCoK58/ Stucco/Plaster Scarifier/Scratcher to put scratch marks/lines in the first coat of stucco
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This feature is lightyears ahead of any plastering forum and is over twelve years in the making.
FYI, we explain what we’re doing in easy-to-understand terminology so that everyone, regardless of experience, can understand.
Together our family and I have unconsciously created and contributed the most comprehensive encyclopedia of Stucco and Plastering videos ever produced online globally for your inspiration, entertainment, and education.
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Learn to apply or spread the first or scratch coat of stucco or cement plaster.