How to make stucco?
2 volumes of powdered lime or 1.5 volumes of lime paste, water (little because too much water will weaken the coating) 0.5% casein relative to the weight of the lime. Your support must be a lime plaster previously dusted with a brush and water to moisten it before implementation.
The different mortars you may need Cement mortar Water-repellent mortar Refractory mortar Lime mortar Bastard mortar Adhesive mortar
Just to start on a good basis, let’s remember what a mortar is. Basically, a construction mortar is a more or less thick mixture: Sand, Binder (eg cement), Water.
Here are the most frequently used mortars on construction sites: Cement mortar is the most basic product there is, essential for building a wall and binding the stones or bricks together. It is a classic mixture of cement, sand and water.
Plaster is mainly used in the manufacture of ceilings or as a coating. The stucco is employed to carry out moldings, coatings in relief or sculptures. Frequently used in wall and ceiling coverings, it is the ideal material for marble imitations.