Looking for an Old Favourite Tool for Smoothing Putty


Postby Mikey1955 » Sat Dec 19, 2015 12:12 pm

Hi folks.
I am new to the forum so I hope that someone out there will be able to help.
Over 30 or so, years ago! I used to have a brilliant tool which was perfect for smoothing in newly applied putty.
The only way I describe it is that it was a triangular shaped piece of plastic, with which you gripped in the centre.
When viewed from above, the three edges of the triangle were slightly curved and the sides of the tool were angled to suit the profile of the finished putty.
I found that this was absolutely brilliant in achieving a perfect finish to the putty,
especially into the corners
Does anyone else out there remember this simple but clever tool, and if so, do they still exist and where can I get one from ?

Thanks for reading my request.
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Postby thedoctor » Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:28 am

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