My idea is a device that same as a toolmaker's pulls dowel pins from blind the device to the dowel pin to be removed, I deliver a few sharp blows with a hammer, and the pin comes out.
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Winner for September 2004: Noshir Kapadia, Rolling to center, p. 67.