You are here

T-square Biscuit Joiner Jig

Using scraps, build a T-square biscuit joiner to make woodworking even easier.

Building with a biscuit joiner is such a pleasure. To make it even more enjoyable, I fashioned a special T-square from scraps of 34 " medium-density fiberboard (MDF). I use the jig when building bookcases or shelved cabinets. I mark the desired locations of biscuits on the long leg of the square, and cut a saw kerf at each mark. Those kerfs serve as registration lines for the joiner.

It's quick work to cut slots into the side of the carcase, then cut matching slots into the ends of the shelves. You may want to make different T-squares for projects of different dimensions.
Glenn Willis, Jr., Redondo Beach, Calif.

Read more about

Tip of the Day

Fuzz buster

shop tip

How many times have you smoothly finished new wood, only to have the grain raised by stain, paint,... read more