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Old 12-24-2013, 11:38 AM   #81
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I always use one, for bedding and often in finishing. When I do the work and when I have to fix what the professional did after I have to endure the complaints from the HO.
I think they are a valuable tool to get the inside corner straight and consistent with one quick final swipe.
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Old 12-24-2013, 11:54 AM   #82
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Makes sense to me. Seems like most guys here just use them for imbedding the tape.
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Makes sense to me. Seems like most guys here just use them for imbedding the tape.
They're tricky to use, and it's much easier to mess up a corner with one than it is to make a good corner.
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They're tricky to use, and it's much easier to mess up a corner with one than it is to make a good corner.
They are not meant for the three way corner or bottoms, that still has to be picked by hand, but it only takes about 4 seconds for ea. corner. Also it's not intended to bed tape either that would be a roller and glazer. The roller pushes it in the corner and the glazer smoothes it out. The glazer uses the same head as the angle box in that pic. Although my father who was around when those things were invented, always had two, one for angles and one for glazing. I think he kept the blade a little differently tuned for each one. When I was about 10 years old my my dad started teaching me, my job was to pick bottoms.
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Intended to be used that way or not, it can be done and turn out great. Then again, I can do all 6 sides of an upper corner at the same time with a knife - I just don't. I pretty much just use hawk and trowels or pan and knives, and usually a roller and trowel if I'm skimming.old walls.
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Old 12-25-2013, 07:48 AM   #86
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I bought a Inside corner knife once about 10 years ago. I played with on a small job I was doing with my son. I tried it for about 30 minutes and finally tossed it into the water bucket. My son picked it up and worked it like he was born with it in his hands. He still uses it today on rush jobs.
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:02 AM   #87
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I have 2 a small and large one I would gladly give them to anyone who wanted them. The large one still has the sticker on it. Almost all I do is older homes no N/C and if the corner is not square, and I mean almost perfectly square they are worthless as 1 side comes out OK the other side sucks. Fix that side and it screws up the finished side.
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theres not another corner tool or sytem that can do as much as a split corner trowel can .

say you skim coat walls and ceilings fresh wet mud the angle box requires to much pressure pulls all the skim coat off and doesn't skim over it .

say you fill beads run flats and butts same thing it will pull that mud off . split corner trowel can be used 5 minutes after filling beads flats and buts and will float on top of mud . with angle box flats beads etc have to be dry before running angles.

they all have their place.
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We always use them for knocking down the angles when we do a skip trowel texture. A lot of time with plaster too. Just need to do the angles first and clean up the edge it leaves with a trowel.

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