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What are the alternatives to using a brick rake?

         
         
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Mortar rakes

 
  Instead of using a brick rake to remove the mortar from inbetween brick work you may wish to use a power tool with a mortar rake attached - this may be necessary if you are raking out a large area of mortar or particularly tough mortar.      
         
     

Plugging chisels

 
  Either that or a plugging chisel may be more suitable to allow you to get deep into the mortar that needs to be raked out  

Either that or a plugging chisel may be more suitable to allow you to get deep into the mortar that needs to be raked out.

 
         
     

Brick jointers

 
   If you are using the brick rake as a tool for shaping the mortar before it sets in order to give it a recessed finish than you may find a Brick Jointer more convenient  

If you are using the brick rake as a tool just for shaping the mortar before it sets in order to give it a recessed finish, then you may find a brick jointer more convenient, as it is designed for this purpose.

See What is a brick jointer? for more information.