pointing trowel


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pointing trowel

[′pȯint·iŋ ‚trau̇l]
(engineering)
A tool used to apply pointing to the joints between bricks.

pointing trowel

pointing trowel
A mason’s trowel used in pointing or removing old mortar from masonry joints.
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pointing trowel. Then brush loose, crumbled mortar away with a whisk broom.
Rake away the excess mortar with your pointing trowel.
Fill the gaps alongside the panel using your margin trowel and a pointing trowel. Then, after the mortar has stiffened a bit, smooth the joints with a striking tool.
Now, working in areas about one square metre at a time, do the vertical joints first and the horizontal ones afterwards, pushing the mortar into the joints with a pointing trowel.
wide blade) * wire brush * pointing trowel * edging tool * steel trowel * wood float * magnesium float * hoe * spray bottle * a couple of plastic buckets * old, clean paint brush * black plastic mixing tub * 1 x 8-in.
Use a pointing trowel to get the mortar into the joints.
Rake out the joints, clean off any dust and re-point with one-part cement: four-part sand and mix a wet mortar, filling between the slabs with a pointing trowel. Pointing should be done on a dry day.
Tap with mallet to force into level position.; Shape mortar joint between two slabs with a pointing trowel.; Job's done.
Remove remaining mastic with a scraper and reapply it by scooping some on to a bricklaying trowel, then use a pointing trowel to apply it into the joint between the window and the wall.
Using pickaxes, spades and shovels the trenches were dug through soil, sand, clay and rocks, before their sides were precisely hand-cut flat with sharp pointing trowels giving a perfect crosssection image.
* Pointing trowels are used by bricklayers for pointing up their work.