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Posted on dowels are TOO tight. What to do?

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#1 posted 05-26-2009 08:32 PM

It’s usually better to have them a little on the tight side, especially if you’re only driving them in 1/2”. Could be your dowels and not your bit. Most of the dowels you buy are imports and they are closer to a metric size than standard.

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