Thomas County Courthouse, Georgia

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We had a project in Thomasville, Georgia where we did the plaster restoration on the historic Courthouse built in 1853.

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In doing research for the project we learned a bit about the community and the history of the area that we’d like to share with you.

At the center of this beautiful little town is the historic Thomas County Court House built in 1853.

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The courthouse had fallen into disrepair.

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Demolition of the interior walls.

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The finished interior; we used wood fiber gypsum plaster with lime finish.

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We were so very happy to be a small part of bringing the Courthouse back to its place of prominence in Thomasville.

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If you haven’t been to Thomasville yet, you should definitely put it on your list of places to see.

In April the city holds its Rose Show & Festival.

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In December they have their Victorian Christmas celebration.

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The downtown area is filled with quaint shoppes and restaurants.

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There are many surviving plantations in Thomas County, such as Pebble Hill built in 1896.

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Other plantations are still in operation today as Shooting Plantations.

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Then there are the grand Victorian homes like the Lapham-Patterson house built in 1884.

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The Glen Arven Country Club, one of the country’s oldest golf courses is located in Thomasville, it was built in 1892 and was a favorite of President Eisenhower shown below on the course in 1956.

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Well, it’s pretty easy to see why we enjoy our historic plastering projects; not only are we doing what we do best; we get to know the communities, the people and the history of the areas where we work.

We’ll forever feel like a small part of these wonderful places.

For more information:                                                                                          www.thomasvillega.com                                                                www.thomascountyhistory.org

 

 

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We’re different!

Ornamental plastering

Mitering an intricate decorative oblong dome.

With the same Espirit de Corps he first experienced as a young United States Marine, Randy Clark works alongside his team of seasoned veterans at Olde World Walls & Ceilings.

We’re different!

A few of the things that distinguishes us from the other companies is the meticulous planning and preparation we undertake before our crew arrives at the jobsite; everything that they will need has been seen to and they know exactly what is required to deliver the best finished plastering job to the owner.   We believe it is this attention to detail before, during and afterwards that sets us apart.  We care.

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Our plasterers have decades of experience in all phases of plastering;  each possessing skills and secrets passed from generation to generation and we have become family after working together for many of those decades.

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Coquina Shell Exterior

Coquina Shell Exterior

We’re proud of the level of professionalism and the quality of craftsmanship we bring to each project, we will no take shortcuts or cut corners.  Our promise is that you will get nothing but our very best, every time!

We are grateful to have these men with us as they are some of the most respected, talented plasterers still working  today and we’re very pleased to be passing that knowledge to our next generation.  OoRAH!

Cody & Randy Clark

Olde World has built its reputation, as a premier plastering company, one project at time and on our belief that each project is the most important one we’ve ever done!  It is upsetting to see the shoddy workmanship of others; cracks, “termite tracks” or a layer of plaster so thin you can see the cmu block underneath, we can’t believe that people are accepting this type of finished product.  We strive for perfection!  Our favorite projects are those that we find hard to leave after all of our work is done.  The ones that we feel we couldn’t have done any better; yes, we really that proud of our workmanship.  We won’t disappoint, you deserve better.

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Working inside an ellipse dome ceiling.
The dome is 40′ x 20′ x 5′

It is spectacular!

It is spectacular!

The dome illuminated.

Plaster has been around for thousands of years and is always evolving, so are we!

We strongly believe our continuing education is also what differentiates us from the others.  In doing research for our historic projects; we learn not only about the building but also the community it originally served.  One of our favorite projects was for the good people of Thomasville, Georgia.  What a beautiful town.

Thomas County, Georgia. Courthouse 1894

We take great pride in being invited to work on historic projects, it’s an honor, and to all those working so tirelessly to save these wonderful old buildings, thank you.

Another component to our success is that we are inquisitive; we enjoy experimenting with the newest products, trends and techniques that are constantly emerging from the various manufacturers of plaster around the world.

Venetian Plaster in sunny yellow for Mrs. Fowler's dream home.

Venetian Plaster done in a cheerful sunny yellow for Mrs. Fowler’s dream home.

The possibilities that come from using plaster on your project are limitless.

To our clients, we cannot thank you enough for the trust you have placed in us.

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