In exchange for my bringing this to the attention of SS's attorney (he was a woodworking student of mine.) I was given one of the offending units after TS was forced to halt their sales and surrender their inventory to SS! By the way, the knock-off is a piece of junk!
The Shopsmith Biscuit Joiner works great for edge to edge joints, but things get a little weird when the joint is in the middle of the face of a board. Watch the video below for more details.
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Here's a video of the Shopsmith Biscuit Joiner being used on the face of a board.