Thistle building plaster systems include products for two / three coat hand application and one coat hand or machine application. The choice will depend on a number of factors including trade skills and finish quality requirements. The plasters have been formulated to suit a wide variety of background types including concrete, brick, blockwork, sand / cement, expanded metal lath and plasterboard. The Thistle range also includes associated beads, reinforcing tapes and bonding agents. These have been manufactured, selected and tested to work reliably with Thistle plasters.