Brick Bolsters

Welcome to Carey Tools, your ultimate destination for high-quality brick bolsters online in Ireland! If you are a DIY enthusiast, a professional builder, or just someone looking for reliable tools to complete a project, you have come to the right place. We offer a wide range of brick bolsters that are perfect for cutting, shaping, and splitting bricks and blocks with precision and ease.

Our selection of brick bolsters is carefully curated to meet the needs of our customers. From traditional brick bolsters with hardened steel blades to more specialized options like tungsten carbide-tipped bolsters, we have something for everyone. We also offer different sizes and shapes, so whether you are working on a small repair or a large construction project, you can find the right tool for the job.

At Carey Tools, we pride ourselves on our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. That's why we only stock brick bolsters from trusted brands that have a proven track record of excellence. When you shop with us, you can rest assured that you are getting a reliable product that will last for years to come.

So why wait? Browse our selection of brick bolsters online today and see for yourself why Carey Tools is the go-to source for builders and DIY enthusiasts across Ireland. Remember, we offer free delivery on orders over €75, so you can get the tools you need without leaving your home or office.

Brick Bolster With Hand Guard 57mm (2.1/4in) Brick Bolster With Hand Guard 57mm (2.1/4in)
BlueSpot Tools 
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Brick Bolster With Hand Guard 100mm (4in) Brick Bolster With Hand Guard 100mm (4in)
BlueSpot Tools 
In Stock (1–3 working days delivery) 

What are brick bolsters?

Brick bolsters are a type of hand tool used for cutting bricks, blocks, and other masonry materials. They have a strong, chisel-like blade that is designed to withstand the pressure of repeated strikes with a hammer. Brick bolsters are commonly used in construction, particularly for tasks like creating openings or trimming bricks to fit into tight spaces.

Are there different types of brick bolsters?

Yes, there are several different types of brick bolsters available. Some are designed for general-purpose use, while others are specialized for specific tasks. For example, some brick bolsters have curved blades that make it easier to cut corners or create curved edges. Others have wider blades that are better suited for cutting through thick materials. It is important to choose the right type of brick bolster for your specific job to ensure the best results.

How do you use a brick bolster?

To use a brick bolster, start by marking the cutting line on the brick or block you want to cut. Then, hold the bolster against the line and strike it with a hammer. Make sure to keep your other hand well clear of the blade to avoid injury. Repeat this process, gradually chipping away at the material until you have made the desired cut. You can also use a bolster to remove mortar from between bricks or to create a rough surface for better grip.

Can brick bolsters be sharpened?

Yes, brick bolsters can be sharpened if they become dull over time. To sharpen a brick bolster, use a file or sharpening stone to hone the blade back to a sharp edge. Be sure to wear protective gloves and eye wear, as sharpening the bolster can produce metal filings that may cause injury. Sharpening the blade regularly will help ensure that it remains effective and safe to use.