Questions tagged [dowel]

Using and making of wooden dowels which are mainly used as structural components or as fasteners

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I'm making a guitar stand and need a maximum dowel weight

I'm making a wall hanging guitar stand, and I need a strong dowel to hold the V shaped head to the block that I'm going to mount in the wall. The dimensions of the head are L:5 3/16" W:3 11/16" H:1/...
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Dowel vs screwed butt for strongest butt joint in moving structural frame

Hi I am reading about all the different joint types and when to use them. I am building a frame out of 2x2 lumber, joined at 90% most of the time, that will be under a lot of stress. I figured out ...
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Advice on making wood hinges

I am making some wood hinges for a table that will have a box in the back and simply open up. I did find a good design for making a wood hinge. The only question that remains: How should I cut the ...