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Mr me

New Member
Hi all, thinking of getting a carbon steel trowel, When i patina it when it’s gone black do I wash the black off or leave it on, thanks
 

tapit

Well-Known Member
Hi all, thinking of getting a carbon steel trowel, When i patina it when it’s gone black do I wash the black off or leave it on, thanks
it's your trowel, do what you want it ,will not affect your plastering if your trowel is shiny or has a black film.
 

bof

Well-Known Member
Are they Mts ss ?
Lol wickes , dropped my off scarf and toe shattered , big wet wall on and wickes around the corner , special offer about £4 ( weren't selling cos painted black) got 3 as throw away and they were that good I've stuck with em , got my for floating and its as bent as fk
 

Gavine The First

Well-Known Member
Lol wickes , dropped my off scarf and toe shattered , big wet wall on and wickes around the corner , special offer about £4 ( weren't selling cos painted black) got 3 as throw away and they were that good I've stuck with em , got my for floating and its as bent as fk
Ok , smoke screen ! Get a mt carbon 14" and a nela flex 16" .And a selection of decent spats (nela) and a sponge , wickes £ 7.00 . Good luck .,
 

bof

Well-Known Member
Ok , smoke screen ! Get a mt carbon 14" and a nela flex 16" .And a selection of decent spats (nela) and a sponge , wickes £ 7.00 . Good luck .,
Got use to 18" less tools the better for me , got a speedskim and chopped it up for gaps around door architraves lol , will get something for site , I've been on overskims , I'll probably change tack when just on boards
 

Gavine The First

Well-Known Member
Got use to 18" less tools the better for me , got a speedskim and chopped it up for gaps around door architraves lol , will get something for site , I've been on overskims , I'll probably change tack when just on boards
Got use to 18" less tools the better for me , got a speedskim and chopped it up for gaps around door architraves lol , will get something for site , I've been on overskims , I'll probably change tack when just on boards
Have you agreed the deal, on site, whats the m2 price and for what ?
 

John j

Mono Don
Hi all, thinking of getting a carbon steel trowel, When i patina it when it’s gone black do I wash the black off or leave it on, thanks
Leave it on


I.ve sacked bi carb of now and just stick mine in rola cola and vinegar.
 

Olican

Private Member
Hi all, thinking of getting a carbon steel trowel, When i patina it when it’s gone black do I wash the black off or leave it on, thanks
Drain it off and pat dry, don't rub it too hard. @hicky used to recommend cleaning off after creating a patina.
 
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