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1/2" ebony dowel

I need a 1/2" ebony dowel about 4-6" long. I have some larger pieces I could turn down, but it seems wasteful.

African Blackwood would work too.

Any sources?
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cut a piece of ebony .5x.5x6 and make it on the router table using the fence and a .25 inch round over bit
i needed 1 inch dowel for these kids toolboxes i was making

easy peasy
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You can buy ebony pen blanks from PSI or The Woodturner's Catalog then turn it

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$11.33 per foot + shipping. (3 minutes + Google)

http://www.dowelsondemand.com/prices.html
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Dang! I didn’t think of the pen blank idea. And I searched for hours and didn’t discover the dowel site.

Thanks you guys!
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