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Posted on dowels are TOO tight. What to do?

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#1 posted 05-26-2009 08:50 PM

Hey spaids
Your problem could be that your dowels have been storied were it’s moist and have swelled a little bit so if you put them in a micro for a short time that might help and or your forstner bit is under size. I think you could have chucked your dowel in your drill press and sanded them as well. Good thinking on your aproach.

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