Classic C2 Biscuit Joiner - Fine Homebuilding Tool Review
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Classic C2 Biscuit Joiner

Lamello - Classic C2 Biscuit Joiner

Although it lacks a comfortable grip, this biscuit joiner from Lamello is packed with features

$440.00 (As of 9/1/2005)

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Editor's Review: Biscuit Joiners: From Simple to Super

review date: September 1, 2005

This biscuit joiner is packed with features. But surprisingly, its well-thought-out design doesn't include a comfortable grip like those found on the DeWalt and Porter-Cable tools. It has a versatile fence with detents at 22.5, 45, and 67.5 degrees. Unfortunately, the angles are not marked. The height stop reaches 2-3/8 in. to center biscuits in 4-3/4-in. boards and also can be attached to the base to stabilize the tool for vertical use. An accessory thickness plate can be attached to the fence to center biscuit slots in 1/2-in. stock. This joiner cuts slots for #0, #10, #20, S, D, and M biscuits. The dust port worked well, though it doesn't come with a dust bag. An aftermarket accessory vacuum hose ($49) is available, as well as a smaller blade that can be used to cut mini-biscuits ($99). The Classic C2 comes with a toolbox-style case with a tray for its accessories. The manual is too brief to be useful.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Performance level Premier

More In-Depth Information

Biscuit Joiners: From Simple to Super Online Membership RequiredBlade accessibility, dust collection, and fence adjustment are just a few features that explain the $100 to $650 price range

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Lamello
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 041 61 935 36 36
Weight 6-1/4 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Biscuit Sizes #0, #10, #20, S, D, M
Fence Features Detents at 22.5, 45, and 67.5 degrees
Amps N/A
Dust Collection Dust port

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