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Trapezkartätschen

English translation: plasterer's float

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German term or phrase:Kartätsche
English translation:plasterer's float
Entered by: Nicholas Pain
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00:25 Feb 15, 2005
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German term or phrase: Trapezkartätschen
Richtlatten und Trapezkartätschen




This is from a hardware (Eisenwaren) catalogue. I only have line items like keyhole saws and Knickwinkel.
jfwhiteley
United States
Local time: 00:20
float
Explanation:
Hi,

A Kartätsche is a plasterer's float - a tool used to skim plaster surfaces and make them smooth. Trapez just means that the float is trapezoid in profile.

Richtlatte is a builder's square

Hope that helps

N
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Nicholas Pain
United States
Local time: 02:20
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Trapezkartätschen
float


Explanation:
Hi,

A Kartätsche is a plasterer's float - a tool used to skim plaster surfaces and make them smooth. Trapez just means that the float is trapezoid in profile.

Richtlatte is a builder's square

Hope that helps

N


Nicholas Pain
United States
Local time: 02:20
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8
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Thanks for the help.

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