If you’re looking for a power tool that will quickly and easily join two pieces of wood then you’ve come to the right place. Among the many joints these machines help you tackle: edge-to-edge, end-to-end, and miter-to-miter. Biscuit joiners have been around since the last 1960s and continue to help woodworkers produce strong joints held with just glue and pressed-wood biscuits. Whether you’re buying your first joiner—or have been plagued by bad experiences with your current model—spare yourself the aggravation and get one of the top performers. We tested six popular tools, and here’s what we found.
Featured in the July 2011 issue of WOOD.
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