Dowel Maker for long Dowels, Dowel Sizing Plate

Dowel Maker for long Dowels, Dowel Sizing Plate

Dowel Cutter (Tapered Tenon Cutter)
VERITAS Dowel and Tenon Cutter

These cutters made by Veritas can be used two ways. Using them like a hand-held pencil sharpener, you can put accurate tenons on the tips of turnings or on rustic furniture components. The cutters can also be used with a power feed to make accurate dowelling.

Using a hand drill for power, you need only cut square stock slightly oversize (1/16 in. over is ample) and use a square socket to power the stock through the dowel cutter. The carbon-steel blade in the plated zinc-alloy body is adjustable.

Works equally well in soft, green or hard woods. The curved blade is relatively easy to sharpen when required. Available in three finish diameters only: 3/8 in. (9.5 mm), 7/16 in. (11.1 mm) and 1/2 in. (12.7 mm).
Dowel Cutter
Dowel Cutter
Sketches left show using with power feed and sing like a hand-held pencil sharpener.

A. Dowel Cutter 3/8 in. (9,5 mm)
Currently not in stock!
Order nr. 307850 cart
Price € 18.20

B. Dowel Cutter 7/16 in. (11,1 mm)
Currently not in stock!
Order nr. 307851 cart
Price € 18.20

C. Dowel Cutter 1/2 in. (12,7 mm)
Order nr. 307852 cart
Price € 18.20

D. Square Socket 5/8 in. (15.9 mm)
für 1/2 in. dowel
has 3/8 in. square-drive end
Order nr. 307856 cart
Price € 3.30

E. Square Socket 1/2 in. (12.7 mm)
für 3/8 in. and 7/16 in. dowel
has 3/8 in. square-drive end
Order nr. 307855 cart
Price € 2.90

F. Socket Adaptor
hat 3/8 in. square-drive end
und 1/4 in. hex shank
Order nr. 307854 cart
Price € 1.65

Replacement Curved Blade
for Dowel Cutter
Order nr. 307853 cart
Price € 4.50

Dowel Sizing Plate
With this dowel sizing plate you make your own correct sized dowels. Drive roughly sized stock through a hole of the hardened steel plate and on the other side appears the dowel with the desired diameter. The plate is hardened to 52 HRC. Quick and easy to use. We recommend to fix the plate on a piece of wood leaving enough space for the dowels to come through. Only for smooth dowels! You cannot make fluted dowels with this plate.
Size 130 x 38 x 6 mm
For dowels 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 und 16 mm
Order nr. 300170 cart
Price € 34.50

Veritas Dowel Former
This dowel former allows you to make dowels of any length as you need them. You simply drive an oversized piece of wood through the sharp-edged hole of the solid A2 tool steel insert to shear excess material from the dowels.

The 76 mm (3 inch) diameter mounting plate (which can be used over a 19 mm or 20 mm dog hole) has two screw holes for permanent mounting; the interchangeable inserts snap into it securely. You need at least one mounting plate and one insert in the size of the dowel you want to make.

Cross section view on picture shown for clarity!

Mounting Plate
Compatible with all sizes
Order nr. 325202 cart
Price € 11.90

Insert 3 mm
Order nr. 325210 cart
Price € 9.90

Insert 4 mm
Order nr. 325211 cart
Price € 9.90

Insert 6 mm
Order nr. 325213 cart
Price € 9.90

Insert 8 mm
Order nr. 325214 cart
Price € 9.90

Insert 10 mm
Order nr. 325215 cart
Price € 9.90

Insert 12 mm
Order nr. 325216 cart
Price € 9.90
Boxed Set of Veritas Dowel Former
Boxed Set of Veritas Dowel Former
Mounting Plate
Inserts 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm, 12 mm
Comes in plastic box with space for two additional inserts.
Order nr. 325201 cart
Price € 39.90

Dowel Maker - Professional Tool

You can easily make dowels in your favorite wood! This professional-grade dowel cutter - "Made in Germany" - lets you easily turn square stock into handy dowels.

If you plan to buy the dowel maker, you'll need:
an electric drill and a fixture to hold it. You probably already have the drill; the fixture may be purchased at any woodworking dealer.

To make dowels, you'll need the basic tool ("Grundgerät"), one of the two drives ("Mitnehmer") we offer to produce the desired dowel size, and an adapter sleeve insert ("Einsatzhülse") of the corresponding diameter.   Delivery time approx. 1 week!
Instructions and Enlargement
Item description Order nr. Price
Basic Tool Basic Tool "Grundgerät"
The basic tool is fitted with cutters,
but you'll need a drive
and an insert in any case.
301830 cart € 142.00
Mitnehmer Drive "Mitnehmer"
for dowels 6 - 14 mm (1/4 - 9/16 in.) dia.
to be attached to drill
301831 cart € 33.90
Drive "Mitnehmer"
for dowels 15 - 26 mm (9/16 - 1 1/32 in.) dia.
to be attached to drill
301832 cart € 36.90
Insert Insert 6 mm 301834 cart € 52.00
Insert 8 mm 301835 cart € 52.00
Insert 10 mm 301836 cart € 52.00
Insert 12 mm 301837 cart € 52.00
Insert 13 mm 301838 cart € 52.00
Insert 14 mm 301839 cart € 52.00
Insert 15 mm 301840 cart € 52.00
Insert 16 mm 301841 cart € 52.00
Insert 18 mm 301842 cart € 52.00
Insert 19 mm 301843 cart € 52.00
Insert 20 mm 301844 cart € 52.00
Insert 22 mm 301845 cart € 52.00
Insert 24 mm 301846 cart € 52.00
Insert 25 mm 301847 cart € 52.00
Insert 26 mm 301848 cart € 52.00
Replacement Blade Replacement Blade
301833 cart € 37.50

Veritas Dowel Maker
The Veritas Dowel Maker lets you make perfectly sized dowel from 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) to 1 inch (25.4 mm) dia. in 1/16 inch increments, up to 4 feet (1219 mm) long (or longer in the larger diameters) from any wood species you wish. The process uses two blades (both highly wear-resistant A2 tool steel), one for roughing and the other for final sizing. You just rip square stock 1/8 inch (3 mm) oversize and drive it through the dowel maker using a square socket drive in an electric drill. Following simple instructions, you set the two blades for the size you want, make a short section of dowel and then adjust the finishing blade to bring the dowel to exact size. Then run what you need. The fine adjustment is required since woods of different densities have different fiber springback when cut. Notice: only in inch measurements, metric not available!
Basic Dowel Maker (1 inch)
Included in delivery (view counterclockwise):
Blade setting gauge
Hex key 3/32 inch (2.4 mm)
Hex key 5/16 inch (7.9 mm)
Wrench 1-1/8 inch
Bushing 1 inch (25.4 mm)
Bushing 15/16 inch (23.8 mm)
Drive Adapter 3/8 inch (9.5 mm)
Square socket 1-1/8 inch (28.6 mm)
Basic Dowel Maker (1 inch)
The cast and anodized aluminum body of the dowel maker comes drilled to make 1 inch (25.4 mm) dia. dowel and includes both 1 inch (25.4 mm) and 15/16 (23.8 mm)inch steel guide bushings. The range of blade adjustment lets you make dowel as much as 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) undersize (frequently an advantage when you want it slightly undersize for a sliding fit) so Veritas includes a 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) undersize guide bushing because the additional cost is minimal.

The body of the dowel maker incorporates micrometer adjustments in both blade-fixing mechanisms. Also included is a simple jig for precise replacement of blades when they have to be removed for sharpening. The body can be held in a vise, bolted to a bench, or anchored through a 3/4 inch (19.05 mm) dog hole using the optional dog assembly.

The basic dowel maker comes with the body and blades, a 1-1/8 inch (28.6 mm) square socket drive with drive adapter, 1 inch (25.4 mm) and 15/16 inch (23.8 mm) guide bushings, a wrench and hex keys.
Instructions (PDF)
Order nr. 308800 cart
Price € 235.00

Repl. Front Blade
Order nr. 308811 cart
Price € 17.95

Repl. Rear Blade
Order nr. 308812 cart
Price € 18.95
11/16 and 3/4 inch Dowel Insert
Picture: nr. 308806

1/4 inch Dowel Insert
Picture: nr. 308802
Optional Dowel Inserts for Veritas Dowel Maker
Each optional insert comes with a square socket drive and two guide bushings, the nominal size and the 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) undersize (except for the 1/4 inch insert sleeve, as the lower 16th size to this, 3/16 inch, is too weak for this process). The inserts are made of anodized aluminum and the bushings are steel. The same square drive is used for the two sizes of dowel.

1/4 inch Dowel Insert (6.35 mm)
Order nr. 308802 cart
Price € 39.50

5/16 and 3/8 inch Dowel Insert (7.94 and 9.53 mm)
Order nr. 308803 cart
Price € 42.50

7/16 and 1/2 inch Dowel Insert (11.11 and 12.7 mm)
Order nr. 308804 cart
Price € 42.50

9/16 and 5/8 inch Dowel Insert (14.29 and 15.88 mm)
Order nr. 308805 cart
Price € 42.50

11/16 and 3/4 inch Dowel Insert (17.46 and 19.05 mm)
Order nr. 308806 cart
Price € 42.50

13/16 and 7/8 inch Dowel Insert (20.64 and 22.23 mm)
Order nr. 308807 cart
Price € 43.50
Plastic Case for Dowel Inserts
Plastic Case for Dowel Inserts
Save storage for all standard sizes!
Order nr. 308810 cart
Price € 18.95
Veritas Dowel Inserts for Arrow Makers
Veritas Dowel Inserts for Arrow Makers
An excellent way to make accurate arrow shafts using your own lumber, the 5/16 inch (7.94 mm), 11/32 inch (8.73 mm), and 23/64 inch (9.13 mm) dowel inserts are designed to match the traditional shaft diameters for wooden arrows. For use with our Veritas Dowel Maker (Nr. 308800), each anodized aluminum insert comes with the nominal-size steel guide bushing and a square socket drive. Wood not included!

5/16 inch (7.94 mm) Arrow Maker Dowel Insert
Order nr. 308815 cart
Price € 39.50

11/32 inch (8.73 mm) Arrow Maker Dowel Insert
Order nr. 308816 cart
Price € 39.50

23/64 inch (9.13 mm) Arrow Maker Dowel Insert
Order nr. 308817 cart
Price € 39.50

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