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dowel

[′dau̇l]
(design engineering)
A headless, cylindrical pin which is sunk into corresponding holes in adjoining parts, to locate the parts relative to each other or to join them together. Also known as dowel pin.
A round wooden stick from which dowel pins are cut.

Dowel

A small pin inserted into two abutting pieces of wood; in stone or masonry construction, a wooden or metal pin placed between the different courses to prevent shifting.

Dowel

 

an inserted pin for connecting parts in joinery. It consists of a wooden or plastic cylinder 6–20 mm in diameter and 25–160 mm long. The ends are slightly beveled, and the sides are fluted to allow air to escape when the dowel is driven into a hole. The dowel is smeared with glue before insertion. Dowel joints are more economical than mortise joints.

dowel

A cylindrical wood or metal rod; used to secure two pieces of wood, stone, concrete, etc., by inserting it in a hole through the two members.
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In addition to this connection test, evaluation of dowel bearing strength of LVL members and bending test of bolts and dowel bearing strength of the LVL members.
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.
Then drill your pilot holes or where you want your dowels to go.
According to the furniture 32 mm system (m x 32mm), investigations were conducted on the corner joints with three different significant distances between dowels of 160 mm, 96 mm and 32mm, Fig.
Hammer in the dowel plug spawn flush to the bark of the wood, in all of the drilled holes.
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.
This study evaluates fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) dowel bars as an alternative to steel in jointed plain concrete pavement (JPCP) under the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' (AASHTO) HS-25 static and fatigue wheel loads and compares their response with JPCP using steel dowels.
In this case, the back of the chair has broken away from the legs, which is a common problem with garden chairs and is usually caused by the fact that the dowels are not treated against rot and can decay.
Making an incision using the X-Acto and/or ice pick, create a hole on both sides of the bottle just big enough fur the dowel to slide through without leaving room for the birdseed to spill out.
Sticks can become snowflakes, dowels can become marionettes, and Woodsie wood shapes can embellish scrapbook pages, become wild animals, or even serve as shingles on a birdhouse roof