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Brick wall

Posted by MIGBOY on November 3rd, 2005 03:32 PM
In reply to restoring exposed brick wall by JCLofty on November 3rd, 2005 06:27 AM [Go to top of thread]

We exposed an old brick chimney. Had a similar layer of very hard plaster - looked like concrete. I chipped it away by hand, mainly with the claw side of an Estwing framing hammer, but used a cold chisel here and there as needed. It was a lot of messy work, but 95% of the plaster did come off and left the brick in decent condition. It looks great now, although I'm not sure I would have done it if I'd known how big a job it would be.

I used muriatic acid for a final cleaning.


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