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Self-clamping Biscuit Los Alamos NM

To use a Fixo, cut one #20-sized biscuit slot across the two pieces you want to join. Apply some glue to the joint's mating surfaces, then drive in the Fixo with a hammer bottom photo). Curved ridges molded into the glass-reinforced plastic biscuit pull the joint together.

Los Alamos Hme Imprvmt Co
(505) 662-5371
232 Dp Rd
Los Alamos, NM
 
Hacienda Home Centers
(505) 753-2131
430 S Riverside Drive
Espanola, NM
 
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(800) 642-7392
518 Paseo De Onate
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The Home Depot
(505)865-0425
1800 Main Street NW
Los Lunas, NM
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(575)492-9117
900 W Joe Harvey Blvd
Hobbs, NM
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
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Metzger's Do it Best Hardware
(505) 662-3715
1607 Central Avenue
Los Alamos, NM
 
Lowe's
(505) 367-1900
407 Lowdermilk Lane
Espanola, NM
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M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

The Home Depot
(505)424-9463
952 Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(505)833-9990
2820 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

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(505)726-2362
530 Kachina Street
Gallup, NM
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Self-clamping Biscuit

Self-clamping Biscuit

    

No question about it, the biscuit joiner is one of the most versatile tools in a shop. It's hard to make a joint faster than using a biscuit, but Lamello has figured it out. Their new Fixo half-width biscuit simplifies joinery even further by eliminating clamps. To use a Fixo, cut one #20-sized biscuit slot across the two pieces you want to join. Apply some glue to the joint's mating surfaces, then drive in the Fixo with a hammer bottom photo). Curved ridges molded into the glass-reinforced plastic biscuit pull the joint together. Barbed ridges on the Fixo grip the wood, holding the Fixo in place. Of course, the Fixo isn't intended for joints that will take a lot of stress. It's designed for joints that will be reinforced later, such as face frames and cabinet bases, or light-duty joints, such as picture frames. To see a video of these applications, and more, visit the web site below.

Source:
Colonial Saw, (888) 777-2729, www.csaw.com Lamello Fixo, #E20-L, $28.50 for 80 pieces.


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