Makita - PJ7000 Biscuit Joiner
The Makita is the lightest of the machines reviewed. Its plunge mechanism is tight and smooth with zero play. Like the Lamellos and the other Makita, it uses a fixedheight main fence, with an auxiliary fence that adjusts in height. The 90° stop on the fixed fence is inexact, and it’s easy to lock it a degree or two past 90°. When attached, the auxiliary fence had a bit of lateral play in it, so you have to be careful to check that the fence remains parallel to the base.
Fence-angle detents: 45, 90
Cutting-depth indexes: 0, 10, 20, S, D, Max
Weight: 5.8 lb.