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Homemade Dowel Maker


Dowel Maker
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Matthias Wandel on youtu.be
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade dowel maker consisting of a maple block drilled to the desired dowel size. The dowel blank is fashioned from square stock on a table saw, then mounted in a drill, spun in the predrilled hole, and shaped to its final contour by a wood chisel clamped to the maple block.
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Jul 06, 2017 8:45 AM
Anonymous
just make the diameter of the starter hole slightly larger than the hypotenuse of the square stock prior to the cutting action of the wood chisel.
Oct 05, 2016 3:09 AM
Anonymous
Seems to me you can't put a square peg in a round hole..guess I'd have to see it in action..
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DIY Dowel Maker - comment on how to build a Dowel Maker - 3 comments
Anonymous says:
Jul 06, 2017 8:45 AM
just make the diameter of the starter hole slightly larger than the hypotenuse of the square stock prior to the cutting action of the wood chisel.

Anonymous says:
Oct 05, 2016 3:09 AM
Seems to me you can't put a square peg in a round hole..guess I'd have to see it in action..

DIYer says:
Oct 11, 2013 4:51 PM
I'm not into woodworking, but I appreciate how this tool was put together.

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