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Wooden Rolling Pins: Understanding Design and Material Impact

There is no limit to the products you can make out of wood components. No one knows this better than Atlas Dowel. We produce many unique wood products that people all over the world use every day. One of those is rolling pins.  

This post will take a closer look at the custom craftsmanship of the popular baking tool. We will discuss their design, the species used to craft rolling pins, and how those made from wood are a healthier alternative to plastic or metal rolling pins.  

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Custom Dowel Manufacturing & Secondary Operations 

Atlas Dowel has earned its reputation as your team for custom dowel manufacturing and secondary woodworking operations.  

The reason is simple, we offer secondary options for your dowels and wood components that no other team can.

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The Positive Environmental Impact of Getting Wood from Managed Forests 

There is a prevalent misconception today that wood and wood products are not environmentally sustainable.

The truth is, wood is an extremely eco-friendly material, so long as it is sourced from areas that use sustainable forestry practices, like those being used here in the Midwest which includes Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. 

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The Importance of Quality Wood in Furniture Making

We use furniture every day, from the chairs we sit on to the desks we work on and even the beds we sleep on at night. 

Furniture plays an important role in our daily lives. It goes beyond comfort; we rely on top-quality furniture for our everyday needs.  

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School's Out, But You Have To Keep Your Grades Up!

May 23, 2019

School may be out, but you still have to keep your grades up! Many times customers ask, "Why can't we just price it out by the inch?". Very good question. The answer is, the longer the length the higher the grade. 3 & 2A common grades have a lot of

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Centerless Grinding Gets the Job Done Faster

Atlas Dowel and Wood Products Company uses a technique known as centerless grinding when constructing our specialty wood products like our decorative spindles. This centerless grinding technique is used to remove material from the wood without using a

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