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Polished Plaster is a water based eco-friendly Venetian plaster that can be tinted the hundreds of designer colors. Once applied to the wall polished plasters is smooth as marble and provide enough scale alternative to traditional paint. Each gallon goes along way covering approximately 200 square feet. So, if you are looking for a designer wall treatment that adds richness and elegance to any living environment, try polished plaster today. Here is what you will need to begin, polished plaster, clear flat wax, steel blade spatulas, a plastic float, a sanding block, one paint roller, and the rolling tray. You are now ready to get started. Step one; roll out two coats of polished plaster using our special roller. Slowly roll the plaster to achieve a smooth and even basecoat and let dry for one hour. Step two; place the polished plaster on our plastic float, it serves as the whole making the application process a lot easier. Using spatula thinly apply a layer of polished plaster in a cross hatch pattern covering the entire surface and let dry for one hour. Repeat the step for additional texture. Step three; continue using your plastic float when applying the clear flat wax. You only need to apply a small amount of wax onto the tip of the spatula knife. Using the spatula apply a thin layer of clear flat wax in the same cross hatch patter as before. As you at the wax the plaster will come alive and deep in color, the clear flat wax not only adds beauty but also protects the plaster. One coat is sufficient for protection and let dry for eight hours. Step four; the final step is varnishing to create a beautiful shine you simply rub a clean spatula at a shallow angle over the wax plaster, the more you varnish the shinier your finish will become and no sanding required. Here are some helpful tips for Pro’s use. Hold spatula at a low angle applying thin layers of plaster will overlapping each stroke. This will give you more control to create great texture. Not back any race ridges left behind with spatula while plaster is still wet. You want to create smooth cross hatch patterns, this will prevent future sanding. Apply a small amount of plaster to your spatula it will go a long, long way. Now let’s recap, roll out two smooth even coats of polished plaster. Apply two layers of layers of polished plaster in a cross hatch pattern. Apply one coat of clear flat wax in a cross hatch pattern, varnish by rubbing your spatula in shallow angle. Now that you’ve learned the basic of polished plaster please feel free to view the video title taking you to the step further. You will learn different ways to apply this versatile product, you are now ready to fall like a Pro.