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JM82 Biscuit Joiner

Ryobi - JM82 Biscuit Joiner

This biscuit joiner from Ryobi is a fine tool for occasional trim carpentry and basic woodworking projects

$100.00 (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 heavy and poorly balanced, but the D-handle is comfortable to grip. The fence adjusts to angles from 0 to 135 degrees with detents at 45 and 90 degrees. The height adjustment reaches a full 2 in. Although there was some play in the base of this joiner, it otherwise seemed well-made. It has the most effective dust bag of the tools in our test. It cuts slots only for #0, #10, and #20 biscuits, but these are all that are needed for most joinery. The slot-size setting can be calibrated by adjusting a locking nut. The blade was difficult to change, but for the price, this is a fine tool for occasional trim carpentry and basic woodworking projects. The Craftsman 315.175390 is the same tool with only insignificant differences.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Performance level Entry level

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 Ryobi
Manufacturer's Web Site www.ryobitools.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-525-2579
Weight 8 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Biscuit Sizes #0, #10, #20
Fence Features Adjusts to angles from 0 to 135 degrees, with detents at 45 and 90 degrees.
Amps N/A
Dust Collection Dust bag