Originally Posted by glennjanie
If you use 2 coats of plaster (scratch coat and finish coat) you can even the wall up easily. If you would like to just add a finish coat, you could grind the cement portion down to smooth it up and then plaster. Use a sidegrinder with a concrete grinding rock. A helper with a spray bottle of water could help with the dust by keeping the wall damp. The grinding dust from cement is carcinogenous (causes cancer).
glen thanks for the reply. i will give it a try thanks!
btw, i have another section in my house which the wall is totally uneven. the section is about 2.5 feet x 3 feet. can i apply the same method to this large space?
my wall is an old wall and not sheetrock!