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[Cob] plastering

Georgie Donais georgie at
Tue Aug 12 09:52:40 CDT 2008


I would say that you want your straw clay to be completely dry before 
covering it with anything. Can I ask you what the metal mesh would be 
for? Most people I know just plaster over the straw clay.


At 12:23 AM 8/12/2008, sly at wrote:
>I'm about to do a workshop on light clay, cob and then finishing with
>plaster.   My question is about drying times.  Can I do each layer the
>next day or do I need to make sure each layer is completely dry before
>applying the next.  The light clay will be stuffed in the walls and then
>we will cob over that after putting up a metal mesh and then we will put a
>finish sand clay plaster.