Building and Landscaping Tools.
Before you begin any building work in your garden, a collection of suitable tools and equipment should be aquired. Some of these may already be in your collection and some larger items like a cement mixer or scaffold tower you may have to hire.
Heavy tool with a long curved steel head and wooden handle. Used for breaking up compacted soil, or brickwork.
Thick steel bar, used for levering slabs or concrete.
Small pry bar,
Used for opening packing cases or levering nails from wood.
Consisting of a broad blade attached to a strong handle. Used for moving loose materials, quickly.
Large Heavy Hammer with long handle. Used for breaking up rocks and concrete, and for driving stakes into the ground.
Made in wood or metal has a tube liquid filled with air bubble resting between two marks. For checking whether a surface is exactly horizontal.
Brick trowel and pointing trowel. Brick trowel used for laying mortar. Smaller pointing trowel used for finishing and pointing brickwork.
Strong hemp line attached to pointed steel pins. Used for setting out walls, paths and brickwork.
Heavy hammer with short handle. Used with bolster for brick and slab cutting.
Wide chisel, used for cutting slabs and bricks.
Rectangular shaped thin metal or plastic plate with attached handle. Used for levelling plaster or wet cement.
Long metal or fabric tape in a metal case. Used for setting out garden projects accurately.