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Overview

of the most common materials and tools which are taught in decorator and mason curricula


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Decorators – the mainly technologies /works • • • • •

PAINTING AND WALLPAPERING PLASTERERS PAVIOR WORK TILING DRY CONSTRUCTION


PAINTING AND WALLPAPERING -I • • • • • • • • • •

1. Various size foam rubber rollers. 2. Rollers for painting with latex and dispersion paints. 3. Various size brushes. 4. Various width masking tapes. 5. Various size paint trays. 6. Handle–extensions. 7. Paint solvents. 8. Work gloves, cellophane. 9. Overalls. 10. Dustsheets.


PAINTING AND WALLPAPERING -II • • • • • • • • • •

11. Oil paints. 12. Acrylic paints (Vivacolor) 13. Latex paints (Vivacolor) 14. Emulsion paints (Vandfarbe) 15. Paint pigments 16. Sandpaper Nr. 150 – 180, sanding board 17. Plastic buckets 18. Folding ladder or scaffolding 19. Craft knives 20. Brushes or rollers to apply paste on wallpaper


PAINTING AND WALLPAPERING- III • • • • • • • • •

21. Bucket for paste. 22. Wallpaper paste. 23. Pasting table. 24. Craft knives. 25. Spirit level. 26. Pencil. 27. Scissors. 28. Roller to press and smooth the wallpaper out. 29. Different types of wallpaper (paper wallpaper, paintable wallpaper, vinyl wallpaper). • 30. Square.


PLASTERERS – I • • • • • • • • • •

1. Buckets. 2. Plastering trowels, shovels. 3. Large brushes. 4. Spirit levels, plumbs. 5. Hawks. 6. Various size wood floats. 7. Trapeze ruler. 8. Gravel, sand, lime, cement, clay. 9. Various size sieves. 10. Mortar boxes.


PLASTERERS – II • • • • • • • • • • •

11. Mortar mixer. 12. Shovels. 13. Large mixer for gypsum plasters mixing. 14. Various size spatulas. 15. Wood loat for internal and external corners. 16. Sponges float for surface moistening. 17. Stretch board for decorative plaster. 18. Small trowels for decorative plaster applying. 19. Plastic floats. 20. Decorative plaster MRP-E and SBP (Sakret and Knauf). 21. Various width boundary tapes.


PAVIOR WORK Tools: • • • • • • •

electric circular saw, jigsaw, drill, sander, angle sander, rechargeable drill, spirit level, ruler and linoleum knife.

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handsaw for wood, hammer, wood planer, wood chisels, measuring tape, • pencil, • square, • hacksaw,


Pavior work -II Materials: • Laminate flooring, • dowels, • nails, • underlay, • skirting, • square skirting boards, • linoleum,

• linoleum adhesive, • double-sided adhesive tape and soft finishes Equipment: work clothes and knee pads.


Tiling -I • • • • • • • •

Tools: electric tile cutter, electric mixer, drill, angle sander, tile cutter, spirit level, measuring tape, pencil, plumb,

• trowel with cogs to apply tile adhesive, • various size trowels, • rubber trowel to remove adhesive, • sponge to remove adhesive.


Tiling - II Materials: • tile adhesive, • various size tiles (for walls and floor), • filler for tile and tile crosses. Equipment: • work clothes, • knee pads, • work table

!!!! Labour safety: …..mostly workers break the labour safety rules on their own negligence. For example, they work on scaffolding at the height and do not wear hard hats, scaffolding is not fixed or they built it badly.


DRY CONSTRUCTION -I • Tools: measuring tape, • • • • • • •

pencil, plasterboard knife, plasterboard planer, seam planer, mesh tape for seams, ruler, trowel, sandpaper, polishing pads, spirit level,

• angle sander, • electric drill, rechargeable drill, • jigsaw, • various diameter annular hole cutter, • profile riveter, • metal scissors, • hammer, • mixer, • vacuum cleaner and pliers.


DRY CONSTRUCTION -II • • • • •

Materials: montage screws, dowels and nails, plasterboard screws with metal thread, different types of profile connections,

• KNAUF plasterboard, UNIFLOT joint compound, • metal profiles to build different kind of constructions, • different types of spacers to fix profiles on the wall.


DRY CONSTRUCTION 窶的II Equipment: 窶「 folding ladders, 窶「 sscaffolding, 窶「 work clothes.


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Masons’ equipment Masonry is the building of structures from individual units laid in and bound together by mortar; the term masonry can also refer to the units themselves.

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Instrumenti: Mūrnieka ķelle Mūrnieka āmurs un cirtnis Līmeņrādis Svērtenis Aukla Lāpsta Sijāšanas siets dažāda izmēra • Mērlente, zīmulis • Leņķa slīpmašīna


Masons’ equipments • • • • • • •

Saliekamās kāpnes Stalažas Ķiveres Darba apģērbs Šabloni Maisītājs Ķerra


Masons’ materials • • • • • •

Cements / cement Māls / clay Grants / gravel Ķieģeļi /bricks Ūdens / water Plastifikatori / plasticizers

• The common materials of masonry construction are brick, stone such as marble, granite, travertine, limestone, oncrete block, glassblock, stucco, and tile. • Masonry is generally a highly durable form of construction. However, the materials used, the quality of the mortar and workmanship, and the pattern in which the units are assembled can significantly affect the durability of the overall masonry construction…

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