A mortar rake is a tool designed to remove the mortar from between brick joints. Mortar rakes have been on the market for the last ten to twenty years.
There are many different designs of mortar rake.
A mortar rake attaches to a variety of power tools including angle grinders, drills and SDS (Special Direct System) plus drills.All of these power tools are supplied by either a mains electrical power supply or by a battery.
If you only need to remove a small area of mortar, a hand-powered mortar rake or brick rake may be more beneficial, as it is the cheapest option and easier to use.For more information, see What is a brick rake?