Finishing Trowels

 Once the finish plaster has been applied, Traditional Japanese Finishing Trowels are used for smoothing, light compression, heavy compression or polishing. The Hikizuri Trowel is used to create a traditional Hikizuri textured finish with earth or lime plasters. The Venetian Trowel is used to burnish Italian style finishes.

  1. All prices include express international shipping.
  2. We can provide a 5% discount on orders of 2 or more trowels, 10% discount for 10 or more trowels or 15% discount for 15 or more trowels. 

 

 

Golden Dragon Honyaki Finishing Trowel

with Paulownia wood box [A301]

Yamanishi-san's paramount finishing trowel with decorative engraving and Paulownia wood box. The Golden Dragon Honyaki Finishing Trowel was forged by former Yoshiharu Nishimura,  founder of Yamanishi, and is therefore a limited edition.

Recommended length: 180mm

 

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Ultimate Honyaki Finishing Trowel 

[A311]

Yamansihi-san's hardest honyaki steel, traditionally used in sword making.  This trowel is used for polishing. The Ultimate Honyaki Finishing Trowel was forged by former Yoshiharu Nishimura,  founder of Yamanishi, and is therefore a limited edition.

Recommended length: 180mm

 

 

Blue Paper no. 1 Honyaki Finishing Trowel 

[A331]

 Extremely hard honyaki steel for finishing, compression and polishing.

Blue Paper no. 1 Honyaki steel was traditionally used in sword making and is still used today for extremely high end chisel and plane blades. Unfortunately, the steel is becoming increasingly rare and blacksmiths work from existing stock.

Recommended length: 180mm

 

 

White Paper no. 1 Honyaki Finishing Trowel 

[A341]

 Hard honyaki steel used for finishing and compression.

The White Paper no. 1 Honyaki steel is a combination of extreme hardness and slight flexibility, and also used in sword making.

Recommended length: 180 to 210mm

 

 

Premier Honyaki Finishing Trowel 

[A351]

Essential Honyaki finishing trowel for earth and lime based plasters.

Recommended Length: 210mm

 

 

White Paper no. 1 Honyaki Namitori Trowel 

[A505]

 Thin, flexible White Paper no. 1 honyaki steel for removing trowel marks and finishing sticky plasters.

Recommended Length: 180mm

 

 

Honyaki Jinzo Trowel 

[A701]

Hard, thick honyaki steel used for compressing cement based plasters for a Terrazzo or exposed aggregate finishes.

Recommended Length: 210mm

 

 

Jigane Hikizuri Trowel 

[S101]

The curved iron plate creates a Hikizuri texture finish with earth and lime plasters.

180mm  15,360JPY

Hikizuri finish (left), elevation revealing curved plate (middle), black forged iron finish (right)