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How to Use a Router as a Jointer

A jointer is a perfect tool when looking to square pieces of lumber for cabinet doors and other panels. However, it isn’t the only tool. A router works just as well in most situations, only…

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How to Make a Jointer Jig for a Table Saw

If you don’t have the budget for a jointer or simply don’t have enough space to store it, you’ll benefit from learning how to make a jointer jig for a table saw. This way, you…

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How to Set up a Jointer

A jointer is a vital machine in a workshop, especially if you want your boards to come out flat and straight. However, in order to be effective, you need to set it up correctly. In…

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How to Square a Board Without a Jointer

A jointer is one of the most time saving and useful tools in a woodworker’s collection. However, it’s also one of the least necessary and the last machine woodworkers usually get. If you are looking…

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What Is a Jointer?

Marketing and misconceptions have led many woodworkers to think that as long as they have a planer, they don’t need a jointer. This is not entirely true. You should have both sets of tools because…

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How Does a Jointer Work?

A jointer is probably one of the most important tools in a woodworker’s arsenal. This machine essentially makes a board flat on whichever surface you choose. Even though there are alternatives to a jointer, nothing…

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How to Sharpen Jointer Blades

A jointer is a woodworking machine used for smoothing surfaces and cutting corners. The blade is a vital part of the jointer and needs to be regularly sharpened for maximum efficiency. If you don’t know…

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How to Use a Jointer Plane

The term “jointer” is used to describe a tool that makes lumber, usually boards, flat so that they can fit together to form a larger, solid piece of material. A jointer machine is a large…

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What is a Jointer Used For

Picking up wood from the hardware store or lumber depot for a project can often cause disappointment. Unless you are paying extra for wood that has already been milled, you are bound to come home…