Columbus Statehouse 1996

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In 1996, the Columbus Statehouse underwent restoration to repair water damage and deterioration to the landmark that was constructed during the years of 1839-1861. Much of the original plaster work was salvaged and a variety of the mold patterns and designs were used to cast new ornamental pieces.

 Cast ornamental plaster pieces

Finished egg & dart cast pieces

Installing new member run molds

Setting new leaf molds

Original rosette

Finish paint on rosettes, reeds, & ribbons

Finish paint on plaster brackets

New & existing bracket

New plaster medallion

New center extension for chandelier

Finished plaster work 

The Dayton Bureau for Lath and Plaster is funded by contractors through the Dayton area Plasterer’s Union. It seeks to promote quality work through the use of trained craftsmen. If you have project details or specifications, Ken Oren is available for questions. There is no charge to architects when the project in question is offered to local bidders. The Bureau has purchased ASTM Section C and AutoCAD LT for reference and convenience in addressing design issues. If you wish to email an item for review to kenoren@plasterinfo.org, your query will be promptly addressed.

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