Self centering drill guide.
Shop-made Doweling Jig-great demo on how to build and use this version of the successful Rockler design
This is a quick project that can be done in less than an hour. All you need is a couple of scraps of wood and two bushings, which can be found at almost any ...
Homemade jig for making your own custom dowels.
Low-Cost Joinery Solution Dowel joinery offers an easy, versatile way to build projects in a short amount of time. Here are two jig options that get the job done without a lot of fuss.
Connecting thin pieces of wood together is easy with dowels, which make strong joints. But lining them up can be a tricky process. Make this dowel jig for drilling accurate holes.
shop-made dowel jig
Repairing dowel-jig mistakes
I also realised that the square section was also slightly undersize and was rattling about slightly in the infeed hole
Dowel Jig simple. Could be improved with bushing inserts and sleeves from lee valley. A brad point drill bit the same size as the holes can be pushed by hand into any hole to accurately mark the center line.