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Brass Screw Eyes - Small : I need a eye screw to mount into the side of a 3/8" cedar dowel. I am thinking the second one from the bottom would work and not go all the way through the shaft?

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It depends on how much weight or stress will be put upon the screw-eye. If only a light amount of stress will be applied it will probably work. I would recommend pre-drilling a "start hole" for inserting the screw eye, with a tiny drill bit (slightly smaller than the size of the shank of the screw eye.)When I used these screw eyes I was hanging a small(1 1/2")wooden acorn from a ribbon. the screw eye was inserted into the top of the acorn.

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