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Dowel jig

Can anyone provide me with a plan/video on how to make a simple dowel jig?

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Re: Dowel jig

Hi @Bollocks,

 

How about this?

 

 

Workshop member @AndrewJones is into woodworking and makes videos so might also be able to help.

 

If you want to buy one instead, here's a simple one from Bunnings. There's also a mid-range and a more expensive auto model.

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Re: Dowel jig

Welcome to Workshop @Bollocks. I hope you find the community informative, helpful and fun.

 

I'm looking forward to reading about your projects. What are you planning to make with the jig?  

 

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Re: Dowel jig

Hi Jason

I am planning to make a food trolley - I belong to a Mens Shed and it is a project I am working on there. But the Shed has no dowel jig, hence my query. Regards Lynton

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Re: Dowel jig

Hi, what are you building? If it's a simple coffee table top PVA glue might be fine.

Maker, youtuber and woodworker. Watch me work wood in 24 frames per second: https://www.youtube.com/user/andii1701/videos
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Re: Dowel jig

Hi Andrew: I am building a food trolley with castors and two shelves. I think I have unearthed a simple dowel jig to make. Thanks for your enquiry.
I hear you are a woodworking font of knowledge. Looking forward to further contacts. Regards Lynton
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Re: Dowel jig

Thanks Kermit for your response.I have unearthed a very simple dowel jig which I shall show on this forum when I have knocked one up. I last did some dowelling about 10 years ago so I don't want to buy a jig which I won't use again for a similar time - if ever. Regards Lynton.

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