Introduction: Making Wooden Dowels the Easy Way

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Finished dowel after sanding while spinning in drill.

Step 1: Cutting Dowel Blanks

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Cut dowels blanks to size bigger than the final size, I used my band saw but just as easy on the table saw

Step 2: Dowel Plate

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Start by roughly punching blanks through plate by hammering through larger hole than finish size.

Step 3: Drilling

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Drill the dowel gradually through holes to finish size

Step 4: Drilling

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Ok Now insert rough dowel into your drill chuck and drill through plate gradually using smaller hole the holes are serrated so the dowels is sawn to correct thickness

Step 5: Size

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Check final size if you want to increase glueing area leave the dowel in its rough state or just leave out the drilling step.I'm awaiting a piece of steel plate to make a video on making the dowel plate,please subscribe to my Youtube channel:-

Check out my video on youtube.


seamster (author)2015-11-03

Very interesting! I'm curious to see how you made that dowel plate. Can you explain that a little?

I'm waiting for a piece of steel so that I can make a video should be here by the weekend

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