Gauging Trowel

7" Gauging Trowel

  • SKU: 5-759 | UPC: 810091332467
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  • CRAFTSMAN FINISHING | LEVEL5 Gauging Trowels are designed for everyday use to measure materials, scoop compounds, mix grout or thinset, and transfer mortar and plaster. The smaller size makes this ideal for narrow and constricted spaces.
  • ENHANCED DESIGN | The gauging trowel, with its round toe, is versatile in tight spaces and ideal for narrow areas & small jobs. Use it for finishing concrete jobs, applying mortar, transferring plaster, or back buttering tile and brick.
  • COMFORTABLE GRIP | Get all the dexterity and functionality of a Gauging Trowel with the addition of LEVEL5’s signature soft grip handle. Designed for all day use with reduced hand and wrist fatigue and non-slip comfort.
  • DURABLE CONSTRUCTION | The blade and shank are forged from a single piece of carbon steel for added strength, minimal flex, and comfortable balance on the wrist.
  • ONE SIZE | Available in 7” length.

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A versatile and nimble tool for measuring, mixing, and transferring applications on the job site, the Gauging Trowel is a staple in most tool kits.

The uses of a Gauging Trowel are limited by your imagination. Some professionals use this trowel exclusively for finishing concrete jobs where final smoothing is required, whereas others swear by its utility for working in narrow or confined spaces. More often, a professional tiler, brick layer or masonry pro will use this trowel for measuring and mixing i.e. “gauging”, mortar or plaster, scooping material out of a bucket, and applying these compounds to finish smaller jobs. The Gauging Trowel is suited for back-buttering, furrowing, scraping excess material, and working in tight spaces.

Available in 7” length, this round-toed trowel features a superior non-slip, soft grip handle to minimize wrist/hand fatigue, whether using the trowel upside down or right way up.

Crafted from a single piece of carbon steel with a rounded edge, the hand polished blade offers optimal flex, for controlled application in tight spaces, and is an essential tool in every professional’s tool box.

Care Instructions

High Carbon Steel and Blue Steel blades are often preferred by finishing professionals because they provide outstanding flex, feel and work ability. However, unlike stainless steel, they will oxidize/rust without proper care between uses. We recommend that the knives be cleaned thoroughly then lightly coated with WD-40 or a similar product prior to storage. The knives should be stored to ensure water doesn't collect near the handle.

PLEASE NOTE - On all of our carbon steel tools, we apply a thin, temporary protective lacquer finish to the blades; this provides protection from any minor oxidization between the factory through to the end user. The lacquer wears off quickly during the first few uses. However, if you would like to lightly sand it off, we suggest using 220 grit or finer sand paper. Be very careful - if you sand too aggressively, you may introduce grooves into the blade edge which can then appear in the mud finish.



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LEVEL5 makes workhorse tools that set the standard for quality & reliability.

We back all of our tools with the strongest warranties in the industry and work hard to provide our family of finishers with the best customer service possible.

Do you have questions about your LEVEL5 Tool(s)? Call our toll-free support line at 866.562.4229 (local: 913.631.0804) or send us an email at Our support team is available Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4pm Central Time.

Manufacturer's  Warranty

For its complete line of hand tools (other than knives with stainless steel blades are one-piece welded or have the premium soft grip handle, which have a lifetime warranty), LEVEL5 Tools, LLC. ("LEVEL5") provides a full one (1) year warranty to the original owner that these products will be free from defects in material and function. This warranty is valid in all countries/markets.

Terms & Conditions

  • The Warranty applies to the original owner and is not transferable.
  • The Warranty is limited to repair or replacement of the product, and does not cover direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or any other type of damage resulting from its use.
  • The Warranty does not cover normal wear, misuse, negligence, fire, theft, loss or intentional damage.
  • All shipments to the LEVEL5 facility must be freight paid. LEVEL5 reserves the right to determine whether to repair or replace any product covered under the Warranty. Discontinued products may be replaced with newer models when necessary.
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