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learning to turn bowls.

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  1. TxDade
    01-12-2012 02:17 PM - permalink
    hi, thanks for looking at my post. One thing I learned about dowels is get a stop collar for your drill bit. That way you know how deep your going and how long the dowels need to be cut. I also bought a dowel center jig, that helps a bit but your limited where you can use it. I also used Titebond III glue, it's supposed to be somewhat water resistance. I glued all connections and all dowels. I bought a flushcut saw to cut the tops of the dowels off before sanding.
    I have a Dewalt Joiner for cutting the biscuts. If you have any more questions or need a few pictures let me know. I will be glad to answer any questions. Keep in mind that this was my very first project so my knowledge is limited. Have fun and be safe!

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  • About Foresta Design
    Worked in the Air Force for 8.5 years, was a realtor for a year, worked in insurance, now college.
    MineralWells, W.V.
    Martial Arts, Turning Wood, Making my wife happy.
    Full time student. Started a pen business, https://www.wepay.com/stores/foresta-pens


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