Wet Dash Questions


Old 08-25-14, 01:20 PM
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Can someone help with a few questions about Wet Dash;

I would like to have 3mm White Wet Dash;
What type/color of stones, cement and sand is normally used to achieve a clean white wet dash?

Is there any point in using quartz stones when you are mixing with Cement?
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Old 08-25-14, 01:32 PM
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This is basically a N. American site but maybe we can help. I don't think anyone knows what wet dash is?
Old 08-25-14, 02:22 PM
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Well with a lot of digging it seems to be stucco but not sure if it is exactly the same since stones are mentioned in the mix..
Old 08-25-14, 03:02 PM
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I found this don't know anything about it.
The lime coating known as harling or wet dash is the most commonly applied external finish to be found on vernacular architecture in Ireland
Old 08-25-14, 03:27 PM
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My research showed Scottish castles. Irish or Scottish I doubt we have many members if any who have worked on either. Castro, you may need to find a UK based forum.
Old 08-25-14, 06:19 PM
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I doubt if this is that complicated. Can you post a picture of the look you are trying to achieve? Here in the States a dash finish is the basic sprayed on stucco finish. different effects and be achieved by barring the size f the aggregate, the pressure of the sprayer and the consistency of the dash material.
In the old days the finish was put on with a dash brush. Google that.

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