trowel


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trowel

1. any of various small hand tools having a flat metal blade attached to a handle, used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
2. a similar tool with a curved blade used by gardeners for lifting plants, etc.

trowel

[′trau̇l]
(design engineering)
Any of various hand tools consisting of a wide, flat or curved blade with a short wooden handle; used by gardeners, plasterers, and bricklayers.

trowel

trowel
A flat hand tool having a broad steel blade; used to apply, spread, and shape plaster or mortar or to impart a relatively smooth surface to concrete floors and other unformed concrete surfaces in the final stages of finishing operations.
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Scoop it out using your plastering trowel and press into the damaged area, scraping the trowel from the middle of the hole to the outside edge.
Prise-up your mortar with a pointing trowel if it's loose, or a hammer and cold chisel if it's hard.
Gulf Incon has entered into an exclusive partnership with Beton Trowel of Belgium to cater to the needs of the concrete flooring contractors in Qatar.
WHAT YOU NEED A packet of cornflower seeds Gardening gloves A rake A trowel Plant label and pencil HOW TO GROW Cornflowers can be sown straight in to the ground where they are going to flower, so make sure the space you are going to sow is weed free, by using a trowel to remove the weeds.
Cemex USA was the supplier of choice to contractor Concrete Services, which received a Golden Trowel Award for a 1.
this trowel reappears, cast off, it seems--last summer's
He spreads a layer of thin-set in the band area and uses the notched trowel to screed the thin-set to the right thickness.
A MISSING trowel has been returned to a town after 70 years.
Fibre-Trowel 750 system can be quickly and easily applied as a three-coat system using a combination of brush, trowel and roller.
Allen Engineering Corporation has introduced the MSP450, which is a totally new manual steering, mechanical-drive riding trowel in the Allen riding trowel line-up.
At the right thickness, it should stick to the bottom of the trowel without falling.