I would think that a 3/16" x 3/16" DT would be stronger than dowels into the thin stock. You may want to consider laminating a thicker piece of stock to the underside of the "seat" for the legs to DT slide into as I agree that sliding DT's would be the strongest "hidden" joinery for that stress-point. Making it may prove problematic as I just noticed the back support portion of the leg pieces. Doh!
Originally Posted by Dave Richards
OK, let's see. I will change my vote to dowels but, use epoxy to attach the "seat" to the "legs", dowels and all.
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