On Sun, 31 Dec 2006 06:13:33 GMT, "Bob (but not THAT Bob)"
:> :> What's so difficult about plastering DVD's? The trick is to do only one
:> :> side at a time and to stick your finger in the hole to stop it from
:> :> filling with plaster.
:> :Oh, I thought you were supposed to put your finger in the hole and use the
:> :edge like a scalloping tool.
:> Actually, I have a nice video I recorded off an Ask This Old House
:> episode. It's about 10 minutes and Tom Silva is a magician with a hawk
:> and trowel. But the file is around 1/4 GB, so I'm not about to upload it
:> anywhere. I've watched it around 15 times. Neat stuff.
:As much as I like Tom Silva, that episode where he patched a wall with
:some KalKote and a hunk o' blueboard was hardly a training video for the
Yes, that's the video. No, it wasn't a training video for the plastering
trade by any means, but I thought it very instructive from my
perspective -- that's the perspective of never having done a lick of
plastering in my life. I since did a tough bit of plastering under one
of my bathroom sinks (two pipes coming out of the wall) and it came out
beautifully, my first and only job. Did lots of thread reading and
watched that video over 10 times before going to work on it. Used base
coat and then finishing plaster.