About Steve Manby

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has been installing interior and exterior plaster & stucco since 1978,he is a fully accredited red seal plasterer, Steve served his apprenticeship with CK.Batchelor Builders in N.Yorkshire England, and attended the Leeds College of Building where he recieved distinctions in the Advanced Craft diploma of plastering. Steve specializes in the application of interior and exterior venetian plaster and stucco in the Vancouver British Columbia area of Canada.

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Lime Based Stucco and Plasters

Lime Based Stucco and Plasters

Lime based internal and external plaster and stucco have been employed extensively in construction and design for centuries.The process and magnificence of these lime based plaster’s depended  predominantly around the knowledge and expertise from the local community artisan within respective  regions, along with the character of the nearby resources. The Northeast witnessed robust north Western(…)

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Interior Vancouver Tadelakt Wall Finish

Interior Vancouver Tadelakt Wall Finish

plastering crew. Add to this, we will teach you the concepts behind the estimating side of the venetian plaster business, you will complete a portfolio of 8 finished Tadelakt samples to show your clients.
This on-site Tadelakt class will encompass 3 1/2 days of intense training ,with the last half day being a discussion hosted by Aaron Cohen

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Down to earth Tadelakt

Down to earth Tadelakt

“tadelakt,” a method of burnishing or polishing lime plaster

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Exterior Tadelakt

Exterior Tadelakt

exterior Tadelakt plaster finish, before we are fully complete, had to leave the project for awhile due to the weather

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Hydraulic lime Trans Mineral

Hydraulic lime Trans Mineral

Natural Hydraulic lime exteriors are the way to go,they provide a far better exterior cladding than any portland cement possibly could

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