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07-27-12, 03:03 PM
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Posted By stickshift

Yeah, I don't quite see this as skim coating,...

Yeah, I don't quite see this as skim coating, though - the tolerances are a lot tighter.

You know as well as I do that a normal wall is far from perfectly flat but that's what's being sought here.
07-27-12, 02:55 PM
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Posted By stickshift

I think the bottom line is this is different than...

I think the bottom line is this is different than basic drywall finishing, where one muds only the fasteners and the joints. This is more like plastering and I know a trowel is more likely to be...
07-27-12, 01:13 PM
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Posted By stickshift

The handyman we use for our units does more with...

The handyman we use for our units does more with a sponge than sandpaper when he's slinging mud, I can definitely see the merit in this idea.

Yes, if the trowel was sinking into the mud, your...
07-27-12, 12:34 PM
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Posted By stickshift

A 12" knife may help. Also, since you're...

A 12" knife may help. Also, since you're covering the entire surface, you may find a smooth trowel works better than a knife.
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