Info on Stucco and Plastering-December,2018-fifty-fifth issue
Video - Mixing finish plaster.
Making a gauge-mixing gauging plaster and lime on the mortar board.
Briefly, or just over 5 minutes, I explain how to make a gauge, or a batch of white mortar, or finish mortar, for interior plastering. We are using lime and molding plaster, or gauging plaster. This finish mortar is not only for white coating over brown mortar, but also for patching, because it sets fast. There are a hundred or so little tricks to doing this. This is also the same mortar used for moldings, details, etc.