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Synonyms for dowel

a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together

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Place dowels in a cross shape, then tie at center with string.
According to company President Robin Lieberman, “We have seen demand for domestically manufactured and Mil-spec Dowel Pins skyrocket in the last 12-18 months.
Believe it or not, it is possible to buy impregnated plug spawn dowels, ready to be planted into cut logs - or an old Christmas tree.
Run the dowel rod through the casing and glue on the finials.
It may sound silly to be using your hand rather than a dowel, but with only a couple fingers close behind the canines the dog can't bite you and you have a good feel for the correct response.
Brass paper fasteners are threaded through each hole through the center and finally through the drilled hole in the dowel.
Highway departments commonly use steel dowel bars as load transferring devices in concrete pavement, but these bars can cause corrosion and loosening of the connection between the dowel and the pavement, among other issues.
Use only a small amount of glue per dowel and corresponding slot, or you will find unsightly glue stains which may be difficult to remove, especially from wood that is veneered.
You want the dowel to go through the leg and 40mm into the back of the chair.
The OMAL HBD 1550 Horizontal Bore, Glue, and Dowel machine, from Delmac Machinery Group, is a numerically controlled machine to drill, glue and insert dowels on horizontal pieces.
Making an incision using the X-Acto and/or ice pick, create a hole on both sides of the bottle just big enough fur the dowel to slide through without leaving room for the birdseed to spill out.
Sheldon Gross Realty's senior vice president Jonathan Glick represented the landlord, Dowel Associates.
Dowel joints are popular as well for their ease of manufacture.
Tape the dowel rods to your kite (see Kite Diagram).