Originally Posted by Amyte
I received the tip from someone on here and it works great for me. i still wrap my dowels tight, i count out five curls then separate the piece slightly and use my slated side of the burner and just go for it quickly! i also have a cheap-o wood burner. the first time i tried it they did come out ratty and messy but then i got the hang of it. it will leave a black mark on the dowel but it did not affect the next set that i rolled it on. i will try to remember to post a pic tomorrow. i will say it takes practice to just be steady and make one quick swipe. HTH
Thank you, Id love to see a picture and hopefully get it right!