Drying Rack Re-Repair

Despite having sworn a mighty oath to the contrary, I found myself doing this again:

Clothes Rack - end clamp
Clothes Rack – end clamp

A strut on the other end of the dowel split across its face:

Clothes Rack - split clamp
Clothes Rack – split clamp

The white stuff is wood-filled epoxy, normally used to repair rotted wood, left over from another project. I’ll claim this tests its mechanical strength against peeling forces.

Easily determined by inspection: a sensible person would toss the rack, but …