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Joint rolling is a skill that requires use of unique techniques and mastering. It is a special kind of knowledge which all cannabis consumers from all over the world should have.
Whereas there are some devices for rolling joint, a great number find it better to use their hands. They have perfected the art of rolling joints and the result has been amazing.
First of all, you need a good joint to enjoy your time. Because, a good joint should burn evenly and smoothly all through. Getting to the level of been an expert in rolling a joint comes with a lot of experience in the exercise.
It requires you to learn on the right materials to use, how to prepare a perfect mix, joint rolling techniques and many other factors.
How to Roll a Joint Infographic
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Here are some great supper-dupper joint filter tips and techniques you should use to get good results:
What is a Joint Roll
Actually a joint roll is a pack that carries the mix consumed by cannabis patients, or those finding to relax. The major component in a joint roll is cannabis sativa, marijuana, also known as weed, herb, pot, 420 etc.
Must have items:
- Herb/ Weed/ Pot/ Marijuana/ Cannabis (All are same !)
- Weed Grinder
The mix is prepared and rolled in selected papers to form a roach. Grinder, Paper and the mix are the major raw materials for a joint.
Some weed lovers would like to mix kief with weed. So that they should have special grinder for kief.
A lot of measures are taken in preparing the mix so as to get the perfect blend of the mix. Grinding and sorting are important for quality mix.
In addition to papers, there are other materials that are used to make the joints. A good choice of the materials is vital in determining the quality of the end product.
You should therefore not compromise on the materials you use especially paper and the mix. The joint roll is made available in dispensaries for medicinal purposes. It therefore need to be well prepared and packed.
Experts recommend that you have exemplary knowledge on the subject so as to be able to make joints that are desirable and reach the expected standards of the market.
This is more serious if you plan to venture into business with the product as you will have to go for the best quality. It is important to work on the skills and grow exponentially in rolling joints.
Joint Filter Tips for Beginners
There is always a starting point for everything.
This is no different for those desiring to learn joint rolling techniques perfectly. With more exposure and practice, a skilled beginner turns to be a pro in the job.
For beginners, it is easier to adopt the method of using a dollar bill as it is easy to roll. This is achieved by putting the mix on your note and giving it good round shape by rolling back and forth.
The constant rolling aids in compressing the mix together.
Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners
Step # 1: This is followed by placing a rolling paper between the mix and the note. Your Selected paper should be placed at the surface with sticky side facing upwards.
Make sure that you fold the paper into two equal halves before you begin. Roll the paper upwards using your thumb finger.
Step # 2: A cylinder is formed as the paper wraps around itself. The end result is a perfectly rounded joint. Quality may not be a priority for a beginner but with time they get better and derivers excellent results.
Step # 3: At this point, you can now carefully remove the joint from the dollar bill. Utmost care should be taken not to unravel the paper and the mix.
Stick the adhesive strip at the end by licking the strip. This is paramount to seal the joint.
Step # 4: Once done, you should twist both ends to ensure that the contents stay put and do not fall out. This method used by beginners may be time consuming and not the best for commercial purposes.
Roll a Cone Joint
Rolling a cone joint is not as hard as it looks. It may look complicated and tiring which is not the case.
Step # 1: You will require two papers and for this matter king size papers are better. Place the papers on a surface to make a square shape. One of the papers should be having a sticky strip. The strip should be uncovered.
Step # 2: Take the extreme corners of the papers and bring them together by folding to form a triangle. Close the strip that was uncovered by joining to the other paper.
By closing the strip, you will attain a cone shaped that is flattened and looks like a triangle.
Unwind the paper by opening it up to attain the shape of a perfect cone. Fill the cone with the mix.
Step # 3: For the remaining part of the joint, you will need two king-size papers that are joined at 45 degrees.
Add the mix and roll the paper to form a cone shape end.
The slanting end should be narrower to the end. Make sure the rolled end has the same diameter as the previously made cone to fix with ease.
Finally, cut off any excess paper from the end and join the two with gummed strips.
You see, making a cone joint is not hard after all. It is trendy to use a cone shaped joint and no wonder it is loved by many.
Also read: How to Roll a Cannagar Like a Pro
Roll a Joint with Paper
Paper is a common material that is used to roll a joint. There are different types of papers in term of color, shapes, size material and designs. However, it is advisable to use the recommended material.
In this case, rice or wheat straw thin papers are the most appropriate brand. Standard size work as good as king size. One secret you need to know is that the thinner and finer the paper the better for rolling a joint.
Place the rolling paper with the adhesive strip facing up on a surface. Put enough amount of the mix at the centre of the equally folded paper. While doing this, make sure there is enough room left.
Roll the paper applying the technique of using the thumb fingers. Finish by sticking up the glued part and close the ends by twisting to make sure the contents do not fall out.
Finally your joint is ready for use or improvement by adding a filter.
Roll a Joint Without a Filter
Rolling a joint without a filter is common with people rolling for personal use and not commercial. Although the filter is important, it is not mandatory.
The step to step procedure of rolling this kind of a joint begins by folding a standard paper into two halves.
Continue by putting the mix, roll carefully back and forth to get a good shape. Rolling also helps to hold the mix together. Rolling is best done with the thumb fingers.
Finally, stick up the joint by wetting the adhesive stick and folding it to the other part of the paper.
The essence of a filter is to make the joint have a firm and desirable tip. It also prevents the consumer from burning their hands and inhaling undesired stuffs in the joint that easily find their way into the body causing harm. You will agree with me that it is even more comfortable and looks cool to have a filter on a joint.
Roll a Cross Joint
Just like the name suggest, a cross joint emanates from a cross sign. It is also referred to as crossroads joint. The joint is rolled by making a roach that has the length of a thick pencil and sealing it with papers or tape.
Step # 1: Make a hole at 3 cm from one end of the roach. The hole should go through to the other side. The second roach should however be made narrower than the first one. This is to allow the narrower one to go through the wide roach with ease.
Step # 2: The second roach is made with a hole that penetrates exactly at its center. You definitely need a lot of skills to do this type of joint. Final product is nothing short of a state of the earth item.
Holes in the roaches should flow in line once they are put in place to avoid blocking the way of the smoke. This would present problems while consuming the joint.
Step # 3: You can now slide the narrow roach through the hole you made on the larger roach. Keep rotating the roach until the holes you made are in line with the bigger tube.
This is to allow smoke to flow through. Once you are certain that all is in line, bandage up the cross using a tape or gummed strips. As a result, you can use any end to light the joint. So that Cross joint is quite hilarious and amazing .
A tulip joint is more or less of shape of a flower. You can imagine the beauty of consuming a flowery thing. However, coming up with the design is involving and need more attention. Tulip joint is made of two parts that are made separately and later joined together.
Step # 1: The first part is a roach that measures the size of a pencil in length and diameter. This roach is made by placing the mix on a paper, rolling using the thumb technique and sealing at the end with the available adhesive. The roach is also sealed with large papers to stick the mix inside and prevent it from falling.
Step # 2: After this, take two large papers and place them to form a square. Make sure an adhesive strip runs along one side. Gently fold the extreme to ends to form a triangle while leaving out the gummed strip uncovered.
Lick the strip and fold it in place to form a triangle. Open up the ends and realize a shape to realize a cone. The overall size may be big but the shape is amazing.
Step # 3: Finally fill the cone with the mix. Crimp the end of the paper and remove any excess of the mix. Bring one end of the roach to join the end of the crimped paper.
Make sure they join at the center of the cone. With both in position, find a perfect position to tie them together using a band or a string. Make sure it is tightly tied. With the above perfectly done, you are certified to make a tulip joint.
How to Make a Filter for Joint
Compared to other joints, making a filter for a joint is not hard in anyway. A filter is placed at the end of the joint, the side that is supposed to go to the mouth. It is also referred to as a joint crutch, or simply a tip.
This important part of the joint ensures that the mix does not fall or find its way into the mouth. It also gives the joint stability and firmness.
There is no comparison with the comfort in using a filtered joint and one without a filter. It is better and appealing for the consumer to have a joint with a filter.
Unlike the joint, there is no special paper for making a filter. However, thin cardboard and business cards are most appropriate for making the filter.
You only need to fold the ends of the material you choose and make a fold. Continue to roll the material to equal the thickness of the joint you already made.
Lastly, you can join the two parts with a sticking strip or the available adhesive.
In conclusion, With this information, you are well informed on amazing things you previously did not know on how to roll a joint. Finally, I can confidently say that these techniques will go a long way in ensuring that you become a pro. On the other hand, You can apply you won innovative idea. You can never go wrong with this kind of knowledge unraveled on you.
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