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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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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Exterior Vancouver Tadelakt Plaster project complete!

Exterior Vancouver Tadelakt Plaster project complete!

smooth Vancouver venetian plaster stucco finish there is no better tadelakt exterior lime plaster finish then Tadelakt ,this exterior also incorporates a rain screen cavity system

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Limestone Plaster Arch

Limestone Plaster Arch

Producing details in-situ such as the archway described in this post, is versatile, adaptable and flexible! Giving the Architect,the Designer and the homeowner design freedom,with both color and texture, with large pieces or building facades there is a further cost savings on engineering and construction costs associated with weight

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