Dowel Pointer - Woodcraft- wood dowel pencil sharpener kit ,Details. This plane works like a pencil sharpener and will readily apply a point to dowels up to 1" diameter. Simply feed the dowel end into the guide and rotate the tool. It can be used with square shapes by first shaving a bit from the edges of the stock. The tool steel blade is fixed to the hard maple body at an angle to give a clean shear cut.Pencil sharpener kit | EtsyCheck out our pencil sharpener kit selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops.