trowel


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a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade

use a trowel on

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When he had lain there some time, he was told to get up, and a white leather apron, such as the others wore, was put on him: he was given a trowel and three pairs of gloves, and then the Grand Master addressed him.
This silence was broken by one of the brethren, who led Pierre up to the rug and began reading to him from a manuscript book an explanation of all the figures on it: the sun, the moon, a hammer, a plumb line, a trowel, a rough stone and a squared stone, a pillar, three windows, and so on.
With these materials and with the aid of my trowel, I began vigorously to wall up the entrance of the niche.
When at last the clanking subsided, I resumed the trowel, and finished without interruption the fifth, the sixth, and the seventh tier.
Venturing one day to substitute deeds for words, he turned up his cuffs, seized a plasterer's board, and having loaded his trowel without mishap, with a complacent look toward the lathing overhead, made a bold gesture thitherward; and straightway, to his complete discomfiture, received the whole contents in his ruffled bosom.
It did not seem a very promising suggestion, but at least it was better than nothing, so we set to work, and, with the trowel we had brought with us and the help of our hands, in about an hour we succeeded in delving out a patch of ground some ten feet long by twelve wide to the depth of two feet.
All the gaunt wrecks, the black- ened skeletons of houses that stared so dismally at the sunlit grass of the hill, would presently be echoing with the ham- mers of the restorers and ringing with the tapping of their trowels. At the thought I extended my hands towards the sky and began thanking God.
Is sure he is at the head of a lodge, and wears short aprons, and is made a perfect idol of with candlesticks and trowels. These lively remarks the fair Dedlock delivers in her youthful manner, while making a purse.
Summary: This report provides prediction and investigation of the ride-on power trowel market.
But hours after filming his final cut on the show, the TV star's treasured trowel was in danger of being consigned to the long grass.
Joven Arevalo, Barotac Nuevo police chief, the suspect used a trowel in slashing the throat of the infant inside their house in Barangay California, in Barotac Viejo town on Friday afternoon.
Use a plastering trowel to slide a good amount of the mixture onto the plasterer's hawk.
Get your gloves on, get the trowel out and get digging!