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#1 posted 06-16-2012 02:24 AM

Go to the local hardware store and get a bell hanger drill bit. It is twist drill with a wood point for drilling wood. Set up a guide that keeps it in line with your dowel. I have drilled a Kentucky Style rifle stock for the ram rod doing this method.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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