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#1 posted 10-07-2013 01:26 AM

I’ve found that my 13” planer is essential for my projects. I can’t expect to find any given thickness of hardwoods locally (I live in the suburbs of LA). Want 1/2” walnut? You have to make it yourself.

I got a 6” jointer for Christmas a few years ago … and I hesitate to say I’ve never really used it. I’ve found that my table saw with Biesemeyer fence is accurate … and if the board is too cupped or twisted for the saw to straighten it out, I don’t use that board.

Will using the jointer improve the results I’m getting?

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com


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