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What are plasterer’s stilts?

         
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Stilts are poles, posts or pillars used to allow a person or structure to stand at a height above the ground.

 
         
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Plasterer’s stilts are a time and labour saving device designed to eliminate the use of ladders, steps and scaffolding.

 
         
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They come in a range of sizes shapes and models.

 
         
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As well as different colours too!

 
         
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Plasterer’s stilts are also known as ‘dura stilts’, ‘drywall stilts’ and ‘skywalkers’.

 

         
     

A brief history of stilts

 
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Stilt-walking has been practised since the time of the ancient Greeks!

 
         
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Stilts were also worn by the inhabitants of swamplands to traverse difficult terrain and cross fords.

 
         
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Stilts are useful tools and have been used for a variety of activities throughout the ages