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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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In the case of double-shear joints such as steel-wood-steel, possible load carrying capacities of the connection (Z) along with its failure modes are summarized in Table 1, where Fe is the dowel bearing strength of timber, t the wood member thickness, d and Myb are diameter and bending yield moment of bolt, respectively.
It may sound stupid, 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 firm hold.
Zhang and Eckelman (1993a, 1993b) determined that as the dowel diameter and dowel length increase in chipboards produced with a single-dowel flat-pack corner joining element, their resistance increases; in cases where a different number of dowels are used, the distance between the two dowels should be 7.
With almost no practice, you can key your engine with one hand and pull the dowel with the other when the rod arches over under a heavy strike.
Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG), contractor for PRPS 3 and Big Blue, a Doha-based supplier specialising in promoting structural engineering products, has arranged a supplier agreement to use Outokumpu stainless steel dowel bars.
Put dowel centers in the holes, align the edge of the front with the end panel, and press the cabinet front against the cabinet to mark the location of the dowel holes that need to be drilled in the cabinet.
Some of the literature provides information on the influence dowel space on the corner joint strength.
Cut the plastic pipe and the wood dowel to the lengths suggested.
com)-- Dowel Pins are cylindrical shaped straight metal pins with a centerless ground finish.
When you make dowel joints, it can be difficult to test the fit of the joint, because the dowels often fit so tight the joint is hard to disassemble.
Hammer in the dowel plug spawn flush to the bark of the wood, in all of the drilled holes.
Lacking a dent raiser, turn a hardwood dowel down to bore diameter, round or point its end to a lesser diameter and tapping the dowel into the barrel until the dent is raised.
A new type of dowel promises to make it easier to assemble--and disassemble-ready-to-build furniture, point-of-sale displays, kitchen cabinets, and even surfboard fins and athletic shoe cleats.