Plaster Making a Comeback

Feb 22, 2017

Lauren Dillon
Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

Most internal walls these days are made with sheetrock, but for hundreds of years, they were mostly plaster.  Our next guest is with a South Carolina company that is working to bring back historically authentic slaked lime plasters such as those used 400 years ago in Windsor Castle and St. Paul’s Cathedral.  Their work has, in fact, been installed in the Smithsonian Institute and in many other public buildings, hotels, and businesses across the country.

Mike Switzer interviews Lauren Dillon with Master of Plaster based in Columbia, SC.