Remove Broken Dowel

Old 11-22-19, 09:42 PM
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Remove Broken Dowel

Best way to remove broken dowel from chair. The dowel is sheared off. it joined 2 parts. There is nothing sticking out to get ahold of.
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A drill.........................
Old 11-23-19, 04:11 AM
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Accurately find the center of the dowel. Drill a small pilot hole like 1/8" straight through the length of the dowel. This will help keep your bigger drill bit centered and going straight. Then drill with the size you need to remove the dowel. After that you should be ready to clamp the chair in position and glue in a new dowel.
Old 11-23-19, 04:19 AM
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..............and a Forester bit!

But check to see if there are any screws or brads/nails sometimes they are used to hold the dowels in place while the glue sets up!

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