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Posted on Jointer technique help

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#1 posted 01-14-2020 12:28 AM

I JUST got a jointer and I ran into a similar problem with rough cut lumber. I got significantly better results by taking a tiny bit off the face with a planer just to get everything a bit smoother, then running that same face through the jointer, then jointing the edges, then planing the other face.

This was on a 6 inch powermatic 50 with brand new knives and my outfeed and infeed tables and knives adjusted. Not gonna make any claims about my overall skill :)

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