A squeegee or squilgee is a tool with a flat, smooth rubber blade, used to remove or control the flow of liquid on a flat surface. It is used for cleaning and in printing.Click to see full answer. Also asked, what is a plasterer’s float used for?Floats are used during the plastering process to make sure that every part of the wall is as flat and smooth as possible – known as floating. For more information see How to float plaster.Secondly, where are Marshalltown tools made? With manufacturing facilities in Marshalltown, Iowa and Fayetteville, Arkansas, Marshalltown products are made with superior workmanship. Founded in 1905, it began as a trowel company and eventually became a world leading manufacturer of masonry tools. Subsequently, one may also ask, what is a knockdown knife used for? Knockdown Knife with Clear Lexan blade is used to flatten wall and ceiling texture patterns for that “knocked down” look. It erases trowel lines without creating chatter marks like other knives. The blade is both flexible and durable.Can you skim coat with a roller?Using a paint roller with half inch to three quarter inch nap roller cover, dip the roller cover in your bucket of skimming mud. Roll drywall compound evenly on the surface to be skimmed. It is best to work in a section of four feet by eight feet.