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Construction or ornamental work done with plaster.


(Building) building trades plaster which is part of the interior of a building


(ˈplæs tərˌwɜrk, ˈplɑ stər-)

finish or ornamental work done in plaster.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plasterwork - a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)plasterwork - a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling); "there were cracks in the plaster"
pargetry, pargetting, pargeting - ornamental plasterwork
surface - the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"
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Sh: Miscellaneous Repair Works Like Wood Work, Steel Work, Plaster Work, Pvc Work And Painting Work At Quarters And Offices Of Library Complex
Specialist repairs, intricate painting and thorough cleaning have conserved the stained glass and plaster work in the ceiling above where Calderdale Council does much of its business.
Located on The Poplars, the property has a wealth of period features including ornate plaster work and original sash windows.
Some of these include the plaster work in the study, stained glass windows in the entrance hallway, oak fireplaces and plaster work in the study and family room, walled garden and gazebo.
The upper floors still contain the former first class waiting rooms with fine Adam-style decorative plaster work.
The interior design, executed by 5,000 Moroccan artisans, features traditional architectural techniques such as tadelakt plaster, zellij tiles, moulded plaster work and wood carvings (see box: Moroccan magic).
The extensive kitchens and plaster work have been completed, with the final finishing exceeding agreed quality levels, said a spokesperson.
The timber work was re-coated, the plaster work washed and the oak pegs that hold the joints together have all been replaced.
He said: "We took what precautions we could but the floorboards are ruined, the plaster work will all need redoing and the furniture will have to be thrown out.
Chapters cover mixing and application basics, decorative plaster work, assorted properties of plaster from structural to thermal, cost estimating, typical causes and remedies of plaster failure, and more.
It has a hole in the roof caused by a leak, the plaster work is flaking and students and lecturers claim it is cold inside.
He said negotiations were taking place on costs for the work, which would include repainting and repairs to plaster work.