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Tiling can be both a difficult and rewarding job for even the most experienced DIYer. However, many of those difficulties can be avoided by making sure you’re using the right materials and tools. Everything, from the thinset down to the margin trowel, should be planned out accordingly to get the best results.
A margin trowel is a specially designed hand tool that is typically used for both mixing and working thinset mortar into tight spaces and corners. It is one of several types of masonry trowels and is identifiable by its flat nose and V-shaped back. They are typically made from quality steel and have a wooden handle.
There are various types of trowels available for a range of different projects. Choosing the right one just takes a bit of knowledge: