How to Drill Holes For Doweled Table Top
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If holes drilled in the squared edges of stock match similar
holes in other stock the pieces can be assembled and held
together to form a table top. The number, diameter, and length
of the dowels should be suited to the thickness of the stock.
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The construction of a table top from a single piece of stock
may be inadvisable because:
a) Material not readily available.
b) Cost is prohibitive.
c) Possibility of warping.
d) Laminated appearance is desirable.
A top, built up by doweling, overcomes these objections.