How to reinforce a rightangie butt joint with biscuits

2With the workplaces still clamped together, cut matching slots in the other workpiece, using the reference lines to align the biscuit joiner.

3With alt the slots cut, you're ready for assembly. Apply glue in the biscuit slots and on the mating surfaces. Insert all the biscuits into the slots in one workpiece, then slip the mating workpiece Into position so the parts butt together cleanly. Clamp the parts together, check for square and adjust the clamps as necessary to square up the joints.

ILay out the position of the two mating parts using a square {note whether you're marking the top or bottom of the workpiece). Set the mating workplace in position against the mark. Draw a perpendicular reference line on both workpieces at each Mscuft location. With the work-pieces clamped together and secured to your woifcsurface, align biscuit Joiner with the reference lines and cut the slots in one workpiece.

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