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What is a plasterer’s scratcher?

What is a plasterer’s scratcher?

  plasterers scratcher or scarifier  

Scratchers are hand-held tools, used in multi layer plastering processes.


They are primarily used for scratching the surface to create better bonds between layers.


Scratchers can look like the one pictured – a simple handle with affixed prongs…


…or they can have flat tines attached to the handle via a backer plate.


These types of scratchers are also known as scarifiers. 

  plasterers brush  

This tool can also be used as a scratcher, but it is referred to as a plasterer’s brush.  

  scratched reder  

This is the process in which the tools are used. 


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