Dabbing trowel

madmonk

Private Member
#1
What do we prefer using for dabbing some use a trowel others use a small gauging trowel just wondering on opinions
 

Djr

Well-Known Member
#4
I use 11 inch mt. Don't use up loads of adhesive that way using a gauger eats the stuff imo
 

Smudger1

Well-Known Member
#5
I use an old ragni trowel put a bit on edge with bucket trowel and away you go.
 

Vincey

Private Member
#6
I use a bg trowel they came out about 10 years ago
 

essexandy

The Lake Governor
#13
I use 11 inch mt. Don't use up loads of adhesive that way using a gauger eats the stuff imo
Are you one of those who wants to get four boards fixed out of one bag of adhesive?
 

Djr

Well-Known Member
#14
No I picture frame my dabbing as I don't supply the adhesive it anything bigger than 11 inch trowel uses loads of it up unnecessarily
 

Groove37

Well-Known Member
#16
Bucket trowel straight out of tub I get about 3 boards to a bag depending on how good walls are
 
#17
Only one thing more painful to watch then some one useing bucket trowel is someone putting adeshive on board
 

Djr

Well-Known Member
#18
I've worked with plent who use a bucket trowel to dab . There dabs are the size of hardhats
 
#23
No I picture frame my dabbing as I don't supply the adhesive it anything bigger than 11 inch trowel uses loads of it up unnecessarily
Got to be done that way now aint it? Frame n dots air tight?
 

beader

Private Member
#25
Anyone dabbed using those Habito boards.?
 
#27
Always do solid on joints did a old house once and one wall had air line cracks on each joint ( and yes I taped up And seen it on other jobs). Customer was a mate and asked why it happened.said it wall vibrating from you n wife arguing n slamming door
 

essexandy

The Lake Governor
#29
Always do solid on joints did a old house once and one wall had air line cracks on each joint ( and yes I taped up And seen it on other jobs). Customer was a mate and asked why it happened.said it wall vibrating from you n wife arguing n slamming door
Did the arguing settle down?
 

Topspread16

Well-Known Member
#31
Handboard and trowel, don’t do solid dabs around the edges, 4 rows of 7 but 5 at skirt line.
 
#32
Handboard and trowel, don’t do solid dabs around the edges, 4 rows of 7 but 5 at skirt line.
A very picky builder asked me how many screws i use in a plaster board once. Told me whats meant to be used. He said how many do you use . I said depends how many screws i.ve got lol
 

essexandy

The Lake Governor
#34
A very picky builder asked me how many screws i use in a plaster board once. Told me whats meant to be used. He said how many do you use . I said depends how many screws i.ve got lol
Did he settle for that answer?