Learn how to wet or hydrate and float a stucco second coat of stucco.
What is the second coat of stucco called? The brown coat.
We applied the brown coat, then when it had cured, we explained the what, why, and how to hard rubber float the second coat of stucco, a brown coat.
This action makes the walls true, plumb, and level.
I intentionally left the walls ugly with my darby to prove a point.
Want to know why the second coat of stucco is called a brown coat when it’s grey? See this video. https://youtu.be/yQiKYH_fuZ0/.
Also, here are some tips on hydrating the first coat price to applying the second or what’s called the brown coat.
Welcome subscribers to lath and plastering college.
If I seem beat up in this video, keep in mind, I’m no spring chicken.
Even when I operated 15 men’s crews for twenty years, I never asked any of my men or daughters to do something I wouldn’t do myself. Meaning I spread a lot of mud on this day.
Damn good thing I love doing this stuff.
In this video, I’m working with my sons Jason, Carl, and Dan; we are or were applying the second coat of stucco, and we are showing how to hard rubber float the cured or set second coat with these stucco walls.
Below are all the basic tools we use and recommend on Amazon’s website.
Jason has already researched the lowest cost and the right tools for all interested.
Kirk and Jason Giordano Plastering Inc.
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