BISCUIT JOINT VIDEO: You’ve Probably Never Seen This Trick Before

In the world of woodworking, biscuits are pre-made ovals of compressed hardwood that are used to create simple, strong joints between pieces of wood. The traditional approach is to use a special power tool to cut slots in both sides of pieces of wood being joined, swab some glue in the slots, insert one biscuit into each slot, then bring the wood together and clamp it tight. The thing is, there’s also a non-traditional way biscuits can be used to reinforce joints after they go together.

Click below to see why this different approach is an advantage and how you can do it in your own work.

Posted on March 30th, 2018