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. Leave the putty to set and harden before painting - this can take anything from one to three weeks, depending on the weather.
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.
PUTTY IN YOUR HANDS: Marshalltown is introducing II new DuraSoft handle joint and putty knives, including a 1 1/4-inch chisel knife, a 2-inch flexible putty knife, and a 5-inch joint knife with hammer end.
You apply the green gel over the old caulk, let it sit for about two hours, and remove the old caulk with a putty knife. It's sold in 5.5-ounce tubes for about $3.25.
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 HOW TO:
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).
You will need paint, spackling paste, a small putty knife, a towel or sponge, sandpaper and a paint brush.
The first thing to do is clear away any loose debris around the hole and knock down any jagged edges using a putty knife. When you're satisfied with that, take a paint scraper and clear away any flaky paint, too.
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.com).