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Posted on Tenons or Dowels ?

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#1 posted 03-17-2012 02:15 AM

I think dowels would be fine for this application. For a stretcher this small they are essentially the same size as a tenon, and a floating tenon typically passes the strength tests with about the same holding power as a regular tenon.

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