Definition of biscuit jointer in English:

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biscuit jointer

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A tool used to cut slots into pieces of wood so that they can be joined using a biscuit (see biscuit (sense 4)).
Example sentences
  • The biscuit jointer uses a small, carbide-tipped circular saw blade to cut matching half-circle slots in the edges of two boards that are being joined.
  • We recommend using a top gauge on your biscuit jointer to set your slot instead of using the base plate.
  • The biscuit jointer is guided between two columns and moved towards the workpiece on an angle width stop.

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