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Gauge Blocks Aid Biscuit Joiner Setup Winsted CT

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

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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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