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Riven Chestnut Laths

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Per Foot £0.38 + VAT

4ft Bundle (Covers 2.2m2) £77.50 + VAT

The laths are split by hand using traditional methods such as mauls and froes or riving knives along the length of the grain. The result is a thin strip of wood offerering a textured fibrous surface offering a sound key for the lime plaster that is surprisingly strong and durable. It is vital that the initial render coats include hair or fibre to improve the renders tensile strength