**Materials Needed:**

1. **Gypsum Plaster:** Choose a high-quality gypsum plaster suitable for your wall type.

2. **Primer:** To prepare the surface for plaster application.

3. **Joint Tape:** To reinforce seams and prevent cracks.

4. **Joint Compound:** Used for filling gaps and joints.

5. **Sanding Tools:** Sandpaper, sanding block, or electric sander for smoothing surfaces.

6. **Trowels:** A variety of sizes for applying and smoothing plaster.

7. **Mixing Tools:** Buckets, mixing paddle, and a drill for preparing plaster mixtures.

8. **Protective Gear:** Safety glasses, gloves, and a dust mask for safety.


1. **Prepare the Surface:**

– Clean the walls thoroughly, removing any dust, dirt, or loose particles.

– Apply a primer to create a suitable base for the plaster.

2. **Address Wall Imperfections:**

– Fill any cracks or holes with joint compound.

– Apply joint tape over seams for added reinforcement.

3. **Mix Gypsum Plaster:**

– Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for mixing gypsum plaster.

– Ensure a smooth and lump-free consistency.

4. **Apply First Coat:**

– Use a trowel to apply the first coat of gypsum plaster evenly over the wall.

– Work in small sections, spreading the plaster in a thin layer.

5. **Embed Joint Tape:**

– Press joint tape into the wet plaster along seams or areas that require reinforcement.

6. **Second Coat Application:**

– Once the first coat is dry, apply a second coat, smoothing it over the entire surface.

– Use a larger trowel for a broader, more even application.

7. **Feathering Edges:**

– Feather the edges of the plaster to create a seamless transition between the plastered and non-plastered areas.

8. **Drying Time:**

– Allow each coat to dry thoroughly before proceeding to the next stage.

– Follow the recommended drying times specified by the plaster manufacturer.

9. **Sanding:**

– Once the plaster is completely dry, use sandpaper, a sanding block, or an electric sander to smooth the surface.

– Sand in circular motions to achieve an even and polished finish.

10. **Inspect and Touch Up:**

– Inspect the walls for any remaining imperfections.

– Apply additional coats of plaster or joint compound as needed.

11. **Final Coat:**

– Apply a final, thin coat of gypsum plaster for a flawless finish.

– Smooth the surface with a trowel, ensuring uniformity.

12. **Clean Up:**

– Clean tools promptly using water before the plaster hardens.

– Dispose of waste materials responsibly.

By following these steps and using the right tools and materials, you can achieve smooth, professionally finished walls with gypsum plaster.

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