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KNOW YOUR BISCUIT
JOINER
See Figure 1.
Before attempting to use this product, familiarize yourself
with all operating features and safety rules.
SWITCH
TRIGGER
The biscuit joiner has a conveniently
located ON/OFF
switch trigger on the underside of the dual grip handle.
CARBIDE-TIPPED
BLADE
The biscuit joiner has an 8-tooth carbide-tipped
blade for
cutting biscuit slots.
NON-SKID
SURFACE
The fence on the biscuit joiner has a non-skid surface to
help prevent misalignment caused by skidding during use.
It also prevents marring of the workpiece when making
cuts.
DEPTH ADJUSTMENT
KNOB
A spring-loaded
depth adjustment knob makes it possible
to make proper settings for three standard size biscuits.
HEIGHT
SETTING
SCALE
A scale on each side of the fence indicates the height of
the fence from the center of the blade.
HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
KNOB
The height adjustment knob moves the fence up or down
to adjust the height from the center of the blade.
LOCKING
KNOB
The locking knob loosens the adjustable fence and allows
movement of the height adjustment knob.
ANGLE
SETTING
SCALE
The adjustable fence on the biscuit joiner can be set at
angles from 0 ° to 135 °.
DUAL GRIP HANDLE
The dual grip handle offers a choice of two grip positions
for operator comfort.
DUST COLLECTION
Wood particles are drawn up through a tunnel in the base
and collect in the dust bag during cutting operations. The
dust bag can be removed and a 1-1/4 in. vacuum can be
attached to the dust port.
LINE OF CUT INDICATOR
Centerline and cut indicator marks help the operator make
more accurate cuts.
ADJUSTABLE
FENCE
The biscuit joiner has an adjustable fence for setting the
angle from 0 ° to 135 °, with positive stop settings in incre-
ments of 45 °. The height of the fence can be set between
0 in. - 2 in. with a scale showing 0 in. - 1-1/2 in.
The adjustable fence should always be used to guide and
balance the biscuit joiner, providing ease of operation and
maintaining control.
BISCUITS
Biscuits swell rapidly upon contact with water-based wood-
working glues. They are available in three standard sizes:
#0
(5/8 in. x 1-13/16 in.)
#10
(13/16 in. x 2-1/16 in.)
#20
(15/16 in. x 2-5/16 in.)
This biscuit joiner is packaged with 20 #10 biscuits.

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