Properties and Benefits: This is a Solid forged steel ground and hardened Small Tool. With multiple uses this is an extremely popular pointing tool, sometimes referred to as a Feather used by masons for mortar detailing and pointing works, available as a Leaf & Square or as a Trowel and Square. The Trowl or Leaf end used to place the mortar while the Square End is ideal for pressing and compacting the mortar into the joint, which is most important when carrying out repointing of masonry. These are also very popular with plasterers the "Small Tool" is essential for intricate work and detailing. It's also very popular amongst painters for many of the reasons listed above.