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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Down to earth Tadelakt

Down to earth Tadelakt

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

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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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Marmorino Venetian Plaster

Marmorino Venetian Plaster

Authentic Plaster FX used Venetian Plaster,in this example it was a Marmorino Lime Putty,to create a mix of contemporary west coast

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The Lime Plaster Company

The Lime Plaster Company

Heads east …Ben Scott, talented owner of the lime plaster company has left Vancouver for greener pastures, and landed in Georgetown Ontario. Good luck Ben and keep in touch! At least keep your blog updated so we can all see what you are doing  PR: wait… I: wait… L: wait… LD: wait… I: wait… wait…(…)

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Hydraulic Lime

Hydraulic Lime

Cement Stucco’s are evil!
There I said it….but until the majority of home buyers, builders, Architects and designers realize the benefits of hydraulic lime base coats and finishes we will be stuck with cement and acrylic stucco

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