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Forum topic by tjf posted 01-18-2011 04:27 PM 1516 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-18-2011 04:27 PM

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I need to find some Cedar plugs that are rounded on the top. Looking for 1/2 inche to fill holes in a project I’m working on. Anyone know where I can buy these?

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#1 posted 01-18-2011 11:18 PM

Not in Cedar.
Have you thought about making your own?
Cut slightly over 1/2” square strips 6” long or so and drive them through a homemade dowel plate then chuck them up in the drill press and round the ends with sandpaper.

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#2 posted 01-18-2011 11:41 PM

Another option is to buy a plug cutter.

FYI – You need a drill press for these.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#3 posted 01-19-2011 12:44 AM

I second Rich on the plug cutter, I use mine all the time for pluging holes in different types of wood. you can leave them proud or rounded on top or sand flush.

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#4 posted 01-19-2011 12:49 AM

Lee Valley also has tapered plug cutters that work well.

I have used them on site without a drill press.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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