The Wood Dowel

The wood dowel is a versatile tool with a wide variety of applications across various industries and hobbies. At H. Arnold Wood Turning, we understand the importance of offering a diverse wood dowel range to meet your specific needs.

In addition to the standard sizes ranging from 1/8” to 1-1/4” in diameter, a larger-diameter wood dowel collection is also available in bulk quantities up to 16ft long. This expansive selection ensures that whether you’re crafting intricate wood mallets, food-grade skewers, or sturdy wooden rope ladders, you’ll find the perfect wood dowel for your project.

A bundle of woodworking dowels.

Wood Dowel Uses

The applications for a wood dowel are expansive. Beyond the examples mentioned above, they’re commonly utilized in crafting wooden knitting needles for knitters, providing a natural and ergonomic alternative to traditional metal needles. Wood banner dowels offer a sturdy and elegant solution for displaying banners and signage, while wooden ballet bars provide sturdy support for dancers during practice and performances.

Our commitment to quality extends beyond just offering a variety of sizes; we also provide an array of wood species to suit different preferences and project requirements. From the durability of ash to the smooth finish of beech, some of the species options available to you to choose from include birch, pine, poplar, and more. Each of these species has its own unique characteristics and aesthetic appeal.

Customizable Options

Furthermore, H. Arnold Wood Turning offers customizable finishing options and secondary operations to tailor a wood dowel to your exact specifications. Whether you require a specific stain or finish to match existing furniture or need precision cutting and shaping, our team is dedicated to helping you achieve your vision.

To further enhance the versatility of our dowels, we provide a selection of hardware accessories, including hanger bolts, metal threads, and threaded connectors. These additions expand the possibilities for incorporating dowels into your projects, allowing for seamless assembly and reinforcement where needed.

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If you need custom wood components or have a vision for a unique woodworking project, please feel free to reach out to us at H. Arnold Wood Turning for your free, no-obligation estimate. We bring your ideas to life at competitive prices while making life easy.


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