Stucco Scarifier or horizontal scratcher lines in the scratch coat of stucco.
Howdy all, what do you think, straight horizontal lines or wavy with a Scratcher or Scarifier.
That’s a trick question. It doesn’t matter.
FYI, is anyone interested in why the red tape is on end? The answer is in this video below,
This video explains in detail how and why scratch lines in the first coat of plaster, whether wavy or horizontal, with a Scratcher or Scarifier, makes little difference.https://youtu.be/XqN3IA9iD3w/
One fact does indeed make a difference. The scratch line should never be vertical.
This horizontal scratching provides what we call the plastering industry a key to creating a natural mechanical bond between the scratch coat and the brown coat, or what is referred to as the second coat of stucco. Scratch lines.
more about scratch lines below.
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/ Plastering first coat of plaster, Scratch Coat for beginners
https://youtu.be/JvaqSpzOcu8/ what is a scratch coat, why scratch it with a scarifier
https://youtu.be/DJgsAQCoK58/ Stucco Scarifier, Scratcher to put scratch marks, lines in the first coat of stucco
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