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synonyms for dowel

  • peg
  • pin
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How to use dowel in a sentence

The advantage of this cradle is obvious, preventing as it does any tendency of the partly-formed dowel to slip or wobble.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
The template is put on the ends of the straight pole, and the dowel centres are pricked into the wood.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
Fig. 192 shows a completed dowel with a small groove running along its entire length.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
Fig. 209 shows the top portion of a table leg and a home-made dowel gauge.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
When it sounds best, glue the dowel in place and allow it to dry before sawing it off and cutting the slanting part.
MANUAL TRAINING TOYS FOR THE BOY'S WORKSHOPHARRIS W. MOORE
If a rolling sound is desired, put in a pea before gluing the dowel in place.
MANUAL TRAINING TOYS FOR THE BOY'S WORKSHOPHARRIS W. MOORE
Make the dowel for twisting the two cords on the back of the bow so as to bend the bow as desired.
MANUAL TRAINING TOYS FOR THE BOY'S WORKSHOPHARRIS W. MOORE
The chimney top with the dowel attached to it below is made to revolve so that the Hygroscope may be adjusted.
MANUAL TRAINING TOYS FOR THE BOY'S WORKSHOPHARRIS W. MOORE
Because the ramrod and handle are rather heavy, a strong dowel is put thru the handle and ramrod.
MANUAL TRAINING TOYS FOR THE BOY'S WORKSHOPHARRIS W. MOORE
A hole is bored and a dowel, preferably of hardwood, glued in it, the grain at right angles to that of the piece.
MISSION FURNITUREH. H. WINDSOR
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WORDS RELATED TO DOWEL

  • bar
  • brad
  • catch
  • coupling
  • dowel
  • fastener
  • lag
  • latch
  • lock
  • nut
  • padlock
  • peg
  • pin
  • pipe
  • rivet
  • rod
  • screw
  • skewer
  • sliding bar
  • spike
  • stake
  • staple
  • stud
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