I am asking on behalf of a relative in Toronto, and I know some
of you are there / close to there, so perhaps you can help.
Lee Valley have apparently stopped selling a particular type of
wooden dowel measuring 3/8" x 1 1/2" with a spiral cut in to
them. Ones available from other shops (Home Depot?) are
apparently of a noticably lower quality, and he is reluctant to
So can anyone recommend a shop which sells high quality dowels?
Many thanks in advance,
On 5/15/2016 9:40 AM, email@example.com wrote:
Lee Valley sells very nice 8mm fluted (not spiral) dowel pins. Otherwise,
Lee Valley still sells accurate long hardwood dowels that can easily be
converted into suitable pins by running a block plane down one side to make
a glue-release space and then cut to length. I've always gotten along fine
with this method for decades.
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