Doweling

February 15th, 2018

Doweling or dowel in carpentry and joinery is a small cylindrical piece of wood of variable diameter.  It is used for making or strengthening joints by slotting this piece into two corresponding diameter and depth of round holes in two adjoining pieces of furniture.

Dowel is also sold in longer pieces to cut smaller dowel pieces from.  It is also known as ’rounded wood’  and is usually made of birch or maple

Last Modified / Updated on: March 17, 2017 at 2:05 pm

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