Float finish

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Description

A decorative plaster finish material. A float finish contained lime plaster with a fine white sand aggregate. It dried to form a textured surface often prepared in a swirl pattern. Float finishes were popular for plaster ceilings in the early 20th century.

Synonyms and Related Terms

plaster finish coat

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