Plastering: An Encyclopaedia, 4th Edition
April 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
It provides a thorough introduction to the techniques of modern
plastering and a comprehensive treatment of present-day fibrous
Also included are full technical details of solid work, and
thorough coverage of obsolete practices for the purpose of
conservation work. It features working drawings in isometric
projection to present a three dimensional picture of specific
The Fourth Edition has been updated to take account of new
products and techniques, in particular machine plastering, and
changes in health and safety requirements. The sections on
Floorlaying, Plasterboard and Internal Plastering have been totally
rewritten and all subjects have been checked against Standards.
Legislation and regulations have been brought up to date.
Published in association with the Plasterers’ Craft Guild.
W.D. Stagg was for many years lecturer in charge of plastering, and subsequently Head of the Department of Building Crafts at Hammersmith and West London College. He is a founder member of the Plasterers’ Craft Guild and a past chairman.
- Extensive revisions to products, techniques, legislation and standards
- Covers older plastering methods for restoration and conservation work
About the previous edition:
?an excellent publication which no plasterer should be
From Plasterers? Craft Guild Newsletter
'This up-to-date publication must be one of the best books ever
written on the plastering craft and believe me I?ve read a
From Plasterers? Craft Guild Newsletter 2007