Wash brick trowel, thoroughly wash all mix dust
When swinging the trip wire grapnel, hold the rotat-
from skin, and remove dusty clothing when finished.
ing tool at a safe distance from the arm.
Dust ingredients can burn the skin or cause eye
Be sure tackle used with blocks is safe and meets
When using the tension puller, be sure the hook (or
hooks) is of correct size to hold the cable snugly.
Use each tool only for its designated purpose.
USING THE BRICK TROWEL
Hold the trowel with thumb on top of handle (1) for
balance and control.
Slice off a trowel load of mortar (2).
Slide the trowel under the mortar, seating it firmly
on the blade (3) with a slight jerk of the wrist.
Hold the edge of the blade over the center of the
Move the trowel steadily backward, tilting it to slide
the mortar gradually from the blade (3), leaving an
even bed of mortar on the work surface.