Cute. Is it a 1 inch dowel? Any reason to use a dowel rather than a shop scrap?
Charlie Plesums, Austin Texas
(Retired early to become a custom furnituremaker)
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Cool little guy
Faith, Hope & Charity
Neat little project, Dave.
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It's actually from a 2" hardwood dowel. I don't have any shop scraps other than pine right now.