The biggest myth in my opinion is that biscuits give you a stronger joint
This is new to me. I was getting ready to buy one
for some parts for the boat.
I need to edge glue and then plane some full one
inch oak. I have a lot of 1"X6" stock but I need
several 1"X12" pieces, they are only about a foot
long but will be load bearing on the end grain.
This is what they look like and I planned to put
the biscuits a quarter inch from the edge on
each side. The cut out at the bottom is for a
frame member under the seat.
Would I be just as well off to save my money and
just glue them and put a cleat across them for added
Forgive the picture, I didn't spend much time on