Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Hands-On Plastering Class, Jan. 28 & 29

Learn How to Repair Your Own Plaster (and save thousands of dollars)
with Master Plasterer, Eric Aulbach

The class is a 2-day, hands-on training that will empower YOU to do your own plaster work. This class is a very unique opportunity for St. Louis--there's nothing else like it!

Cracks Beware!
The class will cover the following topics:
-Getting the mix right: mixing procedures
-Lime vs. gypsum
-Three coat plaster: scratch coat, brown coat, and finish coat
-Plastering over brick and wooden lath: application procedures
-Plaster repair of cracks, holes, etc.
-Ways to speed up the setting process to save time
-Best ways to promote good bonding over various surfaces
-Intro to art finishes

This is a hands-on course! All tools and materials will be provided so that you can practice the various techniques of plaster application and repair throughout the 2 days.

Eric Aulbach
Instructor and Master of the Art of Plaster

When: Saturday & Sunday, January 28 & 29, Reception 8:30am, Class 9am-5pm, Eric will stay after for Q & A, Crown Candy lunch provided
Where: The Urban Studio, 2815 N. 14th Street, St. Louis, MO (1/2 a block north of Crown Candy Kitchen in historic Old North St. Louis)
Cost: $350 for this 2-day, intensive, hands-on course.

To enroll and for questions, call Eric: 314-479-1402
Space is very limited!

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