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DowelMax precision dowel jig

DowelMax precision dowel jig

2352 days ago by Sawdust2 | 16 comments »

I’m making a Futon Sofa Bed for my grandson. While cutting the parts I was 1” short on the upper and lower rails for the end pieces. The difference was merely the tenons, not the space between the stiles. So I called Gil, my friend with the trusty DowelMax, and we took advantage of an alternate way to fasten the pieces. The DowelMax is finely engineered. You can use it to install any number of dowels in various arrangements. The video that is available gives a great tutorial on...

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Sell your Biscuit Joiner and your Pocket Hole Jig and buy the DowelMax.

Sell your Biscuit Joiner and your Pocket Hole Jig and buy the DowelMax.

1386 days ago by tedth66 | 7 comments »

Like most of you LJs, I too LOVE tools. I especially love the tools that make me look like a professional craftsman. Years back I fell in love with the Kreg Pocket Hole jig due to its simplicity and ease of use. After building a few cabinets with the jig I realized that creating a flush joint was very challenging and sometimes impossible. The difficulty of creating a flush joint is due to the screw causing the mating board to wander when you drive ithe screw into the board; this is despite m...

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More Reasons To Run Out & Get Yourself a DowelMax

More Reasons To Run Out & Get Yourself a DowelMax

929 days ago by kapanen | 15 comments »

There has been a lot said about the DowelMax doweling jig. I don’t want this to be another review simply stating the same things that have already been said. I want to point out a few more reasons why I believe this joinery system is the best on the market. We all know that it is a quality device, that makes the joint being preformed easy, accurate and reliable. But I believe a few more (3) reasons need to be pointed out other than those obvious ones. 1. Safety. I don’t know ab...

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DowelMax: Opened the Door to Many Possibilities

DowelMax: Opened the Door to Many Possibilities

2417 days ago by MsDebbieP | 16 comments »

(photo by DowelMax.com) The DowelMaxThe DowelMax is a joinery tool, which helps you align holes for dowels, in a quick and easy process. The DowelMax comes with the drill guides, drill bit, dowels and some other alignment tools. It also comes with a DVD to help you visualize how to set up the tool for different joinery styles. Easy To UseBecause of the precision alignment guides, you simply clamp and drill one piece of wood and align the tool on the second piece of wood and repeat th...

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