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Unread 11-17-2003, 10:11 AM   #1
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Does anyone out there have info on installing "Cultured Stone". I am building a fireplace with hearth ect.. and using that manufactured stone. Do you use cbu or the old wire lath and scratch coat?? Thanks, Pete
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Unread 11-17-2003, 10:14 AM   #2
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far as I know, you can use either. I've only used one brand.
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Hello Pete. Welcome aboard.

I've seen it done over metal lath, and I've seen it done over concrete, too. If you can install the lath easily, that's what I would do. They usually give it a thin scratch coat and then install the "stone" with additional mortar.
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