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Old 11-29-2015, 09:17 AM   #1
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When to use square notch or U notch trowels?


When do you use a U notch over a square notch trowel?

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I've only seen U-notch trowels in larger sizes--all mine are square notch except for an old Saltillo trowel---3/4" deep if I remember right.

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Old 11-29-2015, 01:54 PM   #3
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I agree with Mike. I think the curved tops help keep the ridges from drooping. I doubt it makes much difference except in the person who thought of the idea's bank account. Like this one.
http://www.custombuildingproducts.co...wel-large.aspx

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