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Marking Guide Puts Biscuits in Right Place

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Eliminate the guesswork when it comes to figuring out where the biscuit slot should go. Follow these simple steps and you'll avoid making careless mistakes.

I used to guess where a biscuit slot should go, but now I make sure. With my biscuit joiner, I cut slots for #0, #10, and #20 biscuits into a piece of scrapwood. Then, I mark the centerline on some matching biscuits and glue them into the slots (as shown right). Now I have a handy guide that shows me where to cut when there's no room for guesswork.

- David Whitting, Townsend, Mass.

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