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Get a rolling pin with ball bearing handles for smooth rolling. You'll also need to have a hardwood or even better - marble - surface at least 12" long to doing your rolling on. Never wash either the pin or the hardwood pastry board - you don't want them to wrap. Just wipe them clean with a dry cloth.