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Rolling pins construction #2: 30 degree wedges rolling pin

06-09-2012 06:39 PM by MonteCristo | 1 comment »

This pin is simpler to assemble that the first one because it is just 30 degree wedges that alternate in type of wood and orientation. The end ones are only 15 degrees (half a wedge as it were). In mine I used hard maple and walnut. One thing I found was that a stack of wedges could be dry clamped pretty easily but when the glue was added (I used Titebond III as it is “waterproof”) things wanted to squirm around so you have to use some scrap pieces to prevent this. The wedges don’t come to a point on my rolling pin. Getting perfect points ALL ALONG THE PIN would be a bit of a trick so it’s safer to have them blunted – very slight errors are almost i...

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