Ask Wwgoa Joiner Biscuit Sizes
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Question: I ordered a Porter Cable biscuit jointer and was wondering what size biscuits to order.How do you determine what size biscuit is used for a particular job.I have read about PC's FF size but am still confused.
Your advice is appreciated.Submitted by HHolmes Answer: The three common biscuit sizes are 0, 10, and 20.You can find these almost anywhere, from home centers to specialty stores.While biscuits are a great joinery solution, they do have a few limitations.
One is the length of the slot required to use a biscuit.Even the smallest biscuit, the 0, requires a slot that's too long to use on the end grain of a 1-1/2″ wide face frame rail.This problem is solved by the FF biscuits.
They're round, instead of football shaped, and require a different cutter.Biscuit joiners typically use a 5″ diameter cutting blade.Some machines, like the Porter Cable 557, allow you to swap to a smaller diameter blade and use the FF biscuits.
If your machine doesn't allow the change to a smaller blade, you can't use the FF biscuits.When choosing what biscuit to use, go with the largest biscuit that will work for your application.George Do you have...