Rangate, based in Blaine, Washington, shows a CNC router milling out the pockets for the Omni Joint joinery system on window sash components, and shows a corner piece get assembled in real time. 

Omni Joint hardware
Omni Joint is a mechanical fixing system for the joinery of wood windows, doors, furniture and art pieces. This Italian-engineered metal locking is a tested and certified building component by the Rosenheim Institute in Germany.
The system allows assembly of a door in minutes, with no gluing or clamping for time-saving, space-saving and cost-saving on gluing and clamping equipment. These are all key advantages for window and door manufacturers. Rangate says the system works on tables, furniture, art pieces, and even trellis work.
Rangate lists these key advantages over other joinery methods: 
  • No gluing or clamping is required, saving you hours of work, and costs for equipment and supplies. 
  • Each individual component can be hooked to your finishing line and sprayed separately, saving time and ensuring a perfect finish on each piece. 
  • Each inserted piece self-centers both vertically and horizontally, ensuring a perfect alignment on each joint. 
  • Omni Joints can be linked directly to your window or door's hardware with high compatibility, making for an easier installation and a stronger hold.

How Omni Joint works

Each angular door requires 4 corner pieces, 1 at each corner of  the door. 
Each additional rail or mullion on your door will require 2 center pieces to connect it to the frame at either end. 
To use Omni Joint without CNC mortising and drilling, Rangate supplies specialized jigs to ensure the accuracy of drilling. 
The material you're working with (hardwood or softwood), and the thickness of your material (1-¾" or 2-¼") will determine which parts are right for your project. Learn more at Rangate.

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