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Durable and easy-to-clean, this slab roller is less expensive than a pasta machine, and easier to use for rolling clay.
The set includes a 10.5" roller and a rolling board, plus rails for four slab thicknesses — 1/16", 1/8", 3/16", and 1/4".
® Activa is a registered trademark.
(based on 17 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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By cool artist
from Sequim, WA
Comments about Activa Slab Roller:
Love the slab roller. Easier than using a pasta machine!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Once I was able to get the gunk off the label it worked.
from San Jose, CA
Once I was able to get the gunk off the label it worked. I would suggest that you not use so much glue on the label that is attached to the board. I had an awful time trying to get it off and was worried that it would deter from the non stick surface. Luckily it did not.
Recommend this product
Just pull a piece of canvass over the top and glue to bottom to prevent sticking and you are good to go
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
mini slab roller
from Granada Hills, CA
I need to make thin slabs for ceramic wind chimes that I make. I was excited to find this product, but then was disappointed because the clay sticks to the roller so much that the clay can't form a decent slab. Not sure how to remedy this problem, so instead have gone back to my old eyeball method of creating an even slab.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that this slab roller isn't working out for you, and we'd like to help. Just call 1-800-723-2787 to speak to a Customer Care Agent.
By Stark Ceramics
from Macomb, MI
I bought it for use with natural clay, so I coated the surface with canvas. That way the clay doesn't stick, and I also use a wooden rolling pin. But I love to use it for rolling out slabs.
from Buckhannon WV
All clay is the same thickness now!
Love this thing! Easy to use.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Should have been made of wood
from Penrose, CO
I should have known, clay sticks to plastic. Especially when the clay is moist. This was a great idea, just wrong material.
Merchant response: Hi John. If a product is ever not to your satisfaction or was not what you expected, please feel free to reach out to our Customer Care team, and a representative will be able to assist you with a possible exchange or return. You can reach our Customer Care team at 1-800-723-2787. Thanks!
Great for Rolling Thick Clay
from Tenino, WA
I use this item for my polymer clay figures when I need thicker slabs of clay than my clay machine will make. With the various rails to put in it's great. I did read comments about getting the paper off, but the manufacturer has changed this and mine came off really easy. It is for the most part non-stick, but I found with Sculpey 111 that it tends to stick a bit if the roller and deck isn't wiped off. Other than that, it was a great find and I'm glad I bought it.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
O.K., not great
from Birmingham, AL
Would work fine with synthetic clay...real clay sticks....must use corn starch or some other agent to prevent sticking.
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