Joining with dowels

About dowel joints:

Making dowels
The pencil-sharpener method
Making dowels with a half-round router bit
A simple trick for making thin dowels
Doesn't even require a jig
Making conic dowels andspindles on a jointer
Dowel jig T-square
A jig for making multiple dowel joints
A bookcase joined with dowels
Using a homemade doweling jig
Flush cutting a dowel
How to flush trim a dowelwith a chisel
Horizontal boring machine
A homemade horizontal boring machine
Joint strength tests
Testing different types of joints
Dowel vs mortise and tenon
Comparing a dowel jointto mortise and tenon
Horizontal boring jig
Drilling horizontal holeswith moderate accuracy

Projects joined with dowels:

Joining table legs withdowels
Building a simple table
Building a shoe rack
Queen size bed
Doweling together a cabinet
Bookcase
Round dining table
Low bookshelf
Building a table
Simple sturdy workbench
dresser
Bandsaw trunnions
Shed doors
Stand-up laptop stand
Fixing a creaky rocker doweling a spindle joint
Coat hooks and shelf
Miter joined large table
More about woodworking techniques

See also: mortise and tenon joints