The use of wooden dowel pins in the creation of strong joints never goes out of style. When creating furniture or cabinetry from scratch, or restoring antiques, dowel pins may present the best joining method for the piece amidst the many known techniques.
Formerly, the process required the craftsman to supply the glue that secures the pins and wood members in place. But using pre-glued dowel pins instead offers benefits not available with the two-part system. The Bear Woods pre-glued pins come already coated with a thin layer of Type 1 re-moisturizing polyvinyl acetate (PVA) wood glue. An application of water is all that is needed to activate the glue.
Pre-glued dowel pins offer several benefits over regular pins, such as: