Introduction of trowel

Written by Joy

Sep 29 2020

Introduction of trowel
When it comes to gardening tools, what has to be mentioned is the use of trowels. At present, more and more people like gardening at home. However, the aspects involved in gardening are more complicated, and gardeners need to take them seriously and maintain them carefully to gain something that they want or like. In addition to being commonly used for applying floor paint, trowels also play a vital role in gardening excavation work. This article briefly introduces and summarizes the common specifications, functions and options of trowels, and hopes to be helpful to gardeners.

Use of trowel

Trowel, a hand tool with a pointed metal blade and wooden, metal or plastic handle. It is comparable to a shovel, but is usually smaller and designed for use in one hand. It is used to break up the soil, dig small holes, especially for planting and weeding, mixing fertilizers or other additives, and transferring plants to flower pots. In archeology, trowels are used to scrape the ground during excavation and remove the color of the soil so that different ground can be identified, processed and excavated.

Common specifications of trowels  

Commonly used trowels are generally 30cm long, 9.5cm wide, and weigh about 200. This size and weight are the most comfortable to hold in your hand, and it is easy to operate with such a gardening tool, and it is able to ensure the quality of floor paint, and is very of great use in gardening excavation.

Functional classification of trowels  

Flat-head trowel

It refers to the fact that the two right-angled sides of the knife body are straight, without teeth. It is used for scraping relatively thick primer.   

Toothed trowel

The blade of the toothed trowel has a zigzag shape on one side, so the epoxy mortar can be evenly leaked on the ground when applying, so as to ensure the thickness of the epoxy mortar layer. Tooth trowels are generally divided into 1mm, 2mm and 3mm tooth depths, which can be selected according to the construction thickness and the requirements of garden excavation. The shape of the saw tooth is the same as that of a normal saw blade. 

Choice of quality of trowel

A good trowel should be made of high-quality raw materials with advanced technology. The knife body is made of stainless mild steel, with moderate hardness and uniform and beautiful teeth. The surface of the knife body is smooth and flat, with good mirror reflection function; the handle is made of hard solid wood, after modularized fine processing The lines are beautiful, the surface is bright and round, and the hand feels good, which is convenient for the excavation of garden land.