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06-12-07, 07:25 PM
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Posted By VPlasterman

Wink Dry pigments

Yes, you can add dry pigments (cement color) to jc.
Dry pigments are basically Universal tint without the gycol vehicle.
You can find a bunch of distributors on line or you can probably get...
06-12-07, 07:12 PM
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Posted By VPlasterman

Behr Venetian plaster works great!

I use it every single day and it works just fine.
The Bellagio, works fine also.
06-11-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,590
Posted By VPlasterman

Colorant in drywall mud

Yes we have done that in the past, it works best if you add in an acrylic resin like untinted paint. But you will have a hard time getting a color to do just what you want it to. So be prepared. ...
06-01-07, 06:46 PM
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Posted By VPlasterman

waxed texture finish

http://bp2.blogger.com/_oyko78BZzz8/RmC9Wv_iwmI/AAAAAAAAAFA/Z17eBj25Scg/s400/DSC_0016.jpg
http://bp0.blogger.com/_oyko78BZzz8/RmC8uP_iwlI/AAAAAAAAAE4/A9S5Pm2ggBY/s400/DSC_0019.jpg
Hope this helps.
06-01-07, 06:27 PM
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Views: 2,716
Posted By VPlasterman

Venetian plaster

I don't think they let you post your own web site on here but if you look in at my profile, you will be able to see a link to some pictures I have already posted on my photo blog. However I will go...
06-01-07, 07:59 AM
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Posted By VPlasterman

Venetian plaster

I use Behr Venetian plaster all day long, and If I was wanting to do that look, I would use drywall compound to produce the texture.
Then paint it using your desired base color.
When dry I would...
05-28-07, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,361
Posted By VPlasterman

Not a problem, just use the sealer soap sold by...

Not a problem, just use the sealer soap sold by several of the provider advertising on this page.
05-28-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,217
Posted By VPlasterman

You will have to sand down the existing brush...

You will have to sand down the existing brush strokes, then if you insist on brushing on a finish then you need to use a product that is self leveling. The old trusted is shellac, but when brushing...
05-28-07, 10:48 AM
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Views: 1,791
Posted By VPlasterman

As far as around door frames and edges you should...

As far as around door frames and edges you should be able to knife right up to the masked edge. As far as not being able to brush it when needed because it is to thick........thin it down. Just like...
05-28-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,396
Posted By VPlasterman

Use your main color and also pure white. Use a...

Use your main color and also pure white. Use a palette, you know like an artist.Apply with a 3-4 inch latex brush, main color then a slightly lighter colored version of that main color, using the...
05-28-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,057
Posted By VPlasterman

Superior marble in Superior Arizona. I am sure...

Superior marble in Superior Arizona. I am sure that if you request it from your local distributor, they should be able to get if for you. Alot of pool plasters use it also. One more thing, pigments...
05-28-07, 10:31 AM
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Posted By VPlasterman

The Valspar brand is slightly thinner than the...

The Valspar brand is slightly thinner than the HD's Behr's brand
05-28-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,615
Posted By VPlasterman

For the two finishes that you mention I would...

For the two finishes that you mention I would strongly recommend that you buy the instructional dvd from Rivesto. I believe they are called Firenze.
05-28-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,465
Posted By VPlasterman

commercial glazes

Sherwin Williams and other paint stores carry, glazes formulated just for the purpose you are describing. I have used SW and one from Mohawk, both work fine. They both have an excellent open time,...
12-28-05, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,406
Posted By VPlasterman

Fantastic job

That looks really good, and is really cool of you to post the pictures. Your right It makes it stand on it's own. Looks perfect. :thumbup:
11-23-05, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,621
Posted By VPlasterman

Bi-Colore Calcenova with Liberon gold with mica...

Bi-Colore Calcenova with Liberon gold with mica mixed into the wax layer.
11-23-05, 05:22 AM
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Posted By VPlasterman

Flat or low sheen varnish.

Flat or low sheen varnish.
11-23-05, 05:18 AM
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Posted By VPlasterman

Behr Venetian plaster is fantastic!

Just wanted to chime here, I use Behr Venetian plaster everyday, and it works perfectly. We have never had any problem with it "washing" off.
Personally, I did not like how the Modern Master brand...
10-19-05, 06:08 AM
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Views: 3,878
Posted By VPlasterman

Georgian oil will do the trick.

Georgian oil will do the trick.
10-19-05, 06:05 AM
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Views: 27,205
Posted By VPlasterman

Venetian plaster

Soft cotton, like a t-shirt material. No printed logos or anything that can scratch.
But if you want an overall "satin" sheen, polish with #0000 steel wool.
And make sure to post a picture or two...
10-18-05, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,322
Posted By VPlasterman

behr venetian plaster

This reason they suggest...a high angle is to limit the amount of VP. You did just the opposite. Probably will not be a HUGE problem.

Burnishing is an effect, not a protective top coat.

Do you...
10-18-05, 02:41 PM
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Views: 27,205
Posted By VPlasterman

venetian plaster wax

Have you polished any of this with a rag? Yet?
10-18-05, 02:37 PM
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Views: 11,695
Posted By VPlasterman

how to venetian plaster

Generally the tint is mixed into the white base of Venetian plaster, just like as in tinting paint. Standard colors are easy, custom colors take a little more effort. We do custom colors everyday, so...
10-12-05, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,205
Posted By VPlasterman

Venetian plaster wax

The reason it looks lighter is because it has a gloss now...and that bounces light. First before I recommend a venetian plaster wax. Can you tell me who's brand of Vp you used?
08-20-05, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,684
Posted By VPlasterman

Dead flat varnish from Mordern masters.

Dead flat varnish from Mordern masters.
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