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HOW TO DRILL HOLES FOR DOWELS IN MITERED CORNERS
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How to Drill Holes for Dowels In Mitered Corners

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Description:
A doweled miter joint is made from two pieces of similar stock by drilling matched dowel holes at an angle fo 90-degrees to the surfaces of the miter cuts.

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Use:
Doweled miter joints are sued in door frames, built-up panels, frames having simple mitered corners, and in furniture. It is a joint that provides additional gluing surface and increased resistance to bending and breaking stresses.

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