How to Ensure Properly Sized Dowel Rods with a Simple Home-Made Gauge
Dowels are often different sized, but this handy home-made dowel gauge will ensure you get the right sized
How to Build a Fluting Jig for Wooden Dowel Rods with Drywall Screws
This fluting jig will help you transform plain dowel rods into more expensive fluted dowels with a simple wood block and drywall screw jig.
Fitting a Square-Shouldered Carriage Bolt with a Chisel, Dowel and Dead-Blow Mallet
Setting a square shouldered carriage bolt in wood with a circular hole can prove difficult but a simple chisel and dowel set-up makes it easier.
Choosing Between Dowel Rods and Biscuits for Door Joints
Both dowel rods and biscuits offer added strength to joints, but choosing between the two of them depends on how and where they are applied.
The Best in Jig Making Materials
From miter bars and T-tracks to knobs and handles, Rockler carries what you need to create your own shop-made jigs for your workshop tools.