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- 1) Applies coats of plaster to interior walls, ceilings, and partitions of buildings, to produce finished surface, according to blueprints, architect's drawings, or oral instructions, using handtools and portable power tools: Directs workers to mix plaster to desired consistency and to erect scaffolds.
- 2) Spreads plaster over lath or masonry base, using trowel, and smooths plaster with darby and float to attain uniform thickness.
- 3) Applies scratch, brown, or finish coats of plaster to wood, metal, or board lath successively.
- 4) Roughens undercoat with scratcher to provide bond for succeeding coats of plaster.
- 5) Creates decorative textures in finish coat by marking surface of coat with brush and trowel or by spattering surface with pebbles.
- 7) May install guide wires on exterior surface of buildings to indicate thickness of plaster to be applied.
- 8) May install precast ornamental plaster pieces by applying mortar to back of pieces and pressing pieces into place on wall or ceiling and be designated Ornamental-Plaster Sticker.
- 9) May specialize in applying finish or rough coats of plaster and be designated Plasterer, Finish; Plasterer, Rough.
- 10) May apply plaster with spray gun and be designated Plasterer, Spray Gun.
- 11) May perform maintenance work only and be designated Plasterer, Maintenance.
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