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Dead-on dowel joints

Using only basic tools and careful layout, you can assemble dowel joints that rival the strength of mortise-and-tenon joinery, and in less than half the time. In fact, dowels beef up nearly any end-to-end, edge-to-face, and mitered joint.

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vdb5120gmailc wrote:

Yea, if you microwave the biscuits and add butter you have a good situation on your hands...

8/11/2015 10:57:25 AM Report Abuse
kathy hammen wrote:

Sometimes dowels can swell from moisture in the air. To use these slightly swelled pins, microwave them for about a minute. This trick works for biscuits as well.

8/6/2015 11:41:07 AM Report Abuse

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