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Posted on Which machine next (jointer, planer...?)

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jmartel

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#1 posted 01-27-2016 05:22 PM

A jointer will only flatten one face. You need the planer to flatten the other face afterwards. A planer with a sled can flatten one face first before sending it through without a sled to thickness the piece. A jointer alone will not do what you want. You either need both a jointer and a planer or a planer and a planer sled.

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