putty knife


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putty knife

[′pəd·ē ‚nīf]
(design engineering)
A knife with a broad flexible blade, used to apply and smooth putty.

putty knife

putty knife
A knife with a broad flexible blade used for laying on putty.
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Use a putty knife to smooth the putty into a neat fillet running at an angle of 45 degrees, covering the heads of the panel pins and lining up with the putty on the inside of the window.
6 Remove excess putty with the tip of the putty knife.
If your render is smooth, allow the splattering to harden slightly then flatten it off with the trowel or putty knife.
Smooth it down with the blade of your putty knife and work into a 45-degreeangle.
Use an old paring or putty knife to cut transplants from a flat or as a harvesting aid.
Paris, Ohio, encouraged retailers to purchase a large chunk of soap, place it in a designated area along with a scale and a putty knife, and have consumers shave their own custom soaps.
gloves - linseed oil - putty knife - glazier's compound (putty) - soldering iron, or propane - new glass torch with soldering head - glazier's points - paint (same color as rest of the window frame) - sandpaper
Books by Smith include Low Man on a Totem Pole (1941), Life in a Putty Knife Factory (1943), Lost in the Horse Latitudes (1945), Rhubarb (1946), We Went Thataway (1949), People Named Smith (1950), London Journal (1952), The Compleat Practical Joker (1953), Rebel Yell (1954), Don't Get Perconel with a Chicken (1959), and How to Write Without Knowing Nothing (1961).
The first thing to do is clear away any loose debris around the hole and knock down any jagged edges using a putty knife.
You'll need lots of patience and these items: shims, a few feet of 2x4, a stiff putty knife and a heavy-duty solid-blade utility knife (one choice is the Olfa L-2 knife, $11, with L-SOL10B blade, $9; both from olfa.
Scrape the inside of the grill and hood with a putty knife, then spray with degreaser and let sit for 10-15 minutes.
Apply a little of the compound to each nick with a clean putty knife.