Fine stuff

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A lime paste finish coat for plaster walls. Fine stuff is typically composed of a lime putty and is sometimes mixed with gypsum plaster. It has little to no aggregate or fiber. Fine stuff is applied over a dry plaster base coats and dried to form a smooth white surface finish.

Synonyms and Related Terms

"barramento (Port.); plaster putty; setting stuff; plaster finish coat

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Website address 1 Comment: NPS briefs at