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Gauge Blocks Aid Biscuit Joiner Setup Westerly RI

Gauge blocks work great for quick, accurate biscuit joiner fence settings.All you do is pinch the block between the fence blades. This technique will also ensure the fence is set parallel to the blade

The Home Depot
(401)596-4440
120 Franklin St
Westerly, RI
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
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(860)848-9217
1932 Norwich-New London
Uncasville, CT
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(860) 608-7514
56 Browning Rd
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Mcquade's Ace Hardware
(401) 596-0302
105 Franklin St
Westerly, RI
 
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9 Hendel Dr
Mystic, CT
 
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(401) 789-6626
325 Liberty Lane
West Kingston, RI

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816 Hartford Turnpike
Waterford, CT
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(860)376-2047
142 River Road
Lisbon, CT
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Hanley & Williams Lumber Co.
(401) 596-2806
124 Oak Street
Westerly, RI
 
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Gauge Blocks Aid Biscuit Joiner Setup

Gauge Blocks Aid Biscuit Joiner Setup

Gauge blocks work great for quick, accurate biscuit joiner fence settings. All you do is pinch the block between the fence blades. This technique will also ensure the fence is set parallel to the blade. Joiners with rack-and-pinion fence adjustments automatically set the fence parallel with the blade. For this type of joiner, use spacer blocks between the fence and a flat surface-like your bench top-for rapid fence settings.

Gauge blocks are also handy for cutting double biscuit joints. Cut the first slot with the joiner base referenced off the work surface. Then, use a spacer block under the joiner base for the second cut. The gauge block eliminates the hassle and confusion of flipping your stock or resetting the fence. Make a whole set and you'll be covered for any biscuit-spacing nee




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