What Is A Dowel Using Dowels To Build Furniture And More
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You may have heard the term "dowel rod".Well, a dowel is more-or-less a miniature version of a dowel rod.The more common name for the miniature "rods" is "dowel pins", and they most often are made of wood, plastic or metal.
The small, solid, cylindrical shape makes this pin versatile and it is used for many purposes.Dowels are used for making strong and accurate joints in wood.Dowels have been used as toy axles, structural support for cabinet making and support for tiered wedding cakes.
It doesn't seem like this is true, but experts claim that since dowels are thicker than nails or screws and are less likely to break.In addition to these common purposes, and depending on the size, dowels are used for many other things: moveable game pieces shelf supportsto hang items (keys, clothing, etc.
)How is a Dowel Made? Traditionally, in order to make a wood dowel, something called a dowel plate is used mainly to make sure it's the correct desired size, but also to shave off excess wood in order to make it smooth.
One will take a piece of wood, whittle it down to be slightly larger than desired, then put through a hole on a dowel plate, and this...