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Self-clamping Biscuit Mechanicsville VA

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.

The Home Depot
(804)559-7333
7251 Bell Creek Rd
Mechanicsville, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Woodcraft - Richmond, VA
(804) 355-3945
9862 West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA

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The Home Depot
(804)550-0482
10233 Lakeridge Parkway
Ashland, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's
(804) 417-8000
6425 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Richmond
804-329-0045
4700 Vawter Ave Richmond, VA, 23222
Richmond, VA
 
The Home Depot
(804)289-6020
6501 W Broad St
Richmond, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(804)364-0782
11260 W Broad St
Glen Allen, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(804)897-9021
1386 Car Mia Way
Richmond, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's of Mechanicsville, VA
804-417-8000
6425 Mechanicsville Turnpike Mechanicsville, VA, 23111
Mechanicsville, VA
 
Lowe's
(804) 261-4501
8001 Brook Road
Richmond, VA
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M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

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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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