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Posted on biscuits or mallet?

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HokieKen

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#1 posted 06-06-2019 04:46 PM

I’m a fan of just get it as good as you can then hand plane it flat. I have yet to glue up a panel that came out of the clamps ready to use. Biscuits are helpful for alignment, as are cauls but, IME, a handplane and/or scrapers still have to touch it afterwards. Which, may sound like extra work but, it takes a lot less time to make a few swipes with a hand plane than it does to cut a bunch of biscuit slots ;-)

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!


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