[ US /ˈdaʊəɫ/ ]
[ UK /dˈa‍ʊə‍l/ ]
  1. a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
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How To Use dowel In A Sentence

  • Make sure the dowel holes are aligned by using a dowel jig or a horizontal boring tool (if available).
  • To dowel the top prepare to drill the dowel holes using a horizontal boring tool or a doweling jig and centers.
  • Drill dowel holes according to the plans, using a dowel jig or a horizontal boring machine.
  • Dab a little wood glue into the hole, insert the dowel, and drive a 5/8-inch or 3/4-inch screw through the back of the wood to secure the dowel.
  • Lay the shade on a flat surface with the lining side up, and mark the placement for the plastic rings along the dowel casing lines, aligning them with the screw eyes in the mounting board.
  • Mr McDowell insisted that he would continue to rein in the overtime budget, which is expected to reach 64 million this year.
  • I just made my first wedding cake a month or so ago – and you just REALLY want to make sure that all your dowels are the same size. Project wedding cake: mango curd | smitten kitchen
  • There's little indication of the available range of ethical theories, from crude emotivism to Platonic realism, from McDowellian objectivism to virtue theory.
  • The difficulties encountered in investigations did not excuse wrongdoing on the part of gardaí, Mr McDowell said.
  • My study of the Elder Futhark has been eclectic, though I approach them from the old Icelandic and Norse runic poems as interpreted by Kate MacDowell. Kelley Harrell: Harry Potter and the Elder Futhark
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