Texture process


Old 11-07-10, 08:04 AM
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Texture process

I have a wall texture in the living room and kitchen of the 150 year old farmhouse. I don't know what it is called or how to match it. It's not the same as a "knockdown" texture that I saw in my sister-in-law's new home. Previous owners have done repairs and matching with not so good results. I have a link to three pictures of it for you to see. Please help!
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Old 11-07-10, 10:08 AM
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that is an old style plaser knock down. I'm not sure exactly how it was applied originally put you might try getting what is called a crows foot brush and stomp on some mud then knock it down while its still wet. You will have to experiment a little to get a close match. I used a plastic bag to achieve a similar affect once.
Old 11-08-10, 09:39 AM
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Best to practice on scrap wood or cardboard until your technique matches, then move to the wall

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