Doweling jig or Pocket screw ?????

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On Sat, 5 Jun 2004 08:53:07 -0700, Larry Blanchard
| says... |> Clearly the mass of opinion favors pocket screws, and I agree that they are |> great provided: |> 1) you don't care about the ugly holes they leave, which is generally |> true for face frames and |> 2) you accept the fact that occasionally a screw will split the second |> member of the joint (no pilot hole is drilled). |> |3) You don't subscribe to the view that fine woodworking doesn't |include metal fasteners of any kind.
Sorry, I can't help myself.[g]
On several of my projects, I've used screws to fasten the tabletop to the carcase. What should I have done instead?

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