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Jointer Comparison

Host David Thiel takes a look at the variety of jointers available.

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tool will handle boards up to four or five feet
Photo 2 of 3A jig is helpful when setting the exact height desired with this jointer.

Cut Longer Boards(2 of 3)

The beds on this jointer are significantly longer and provide more support for longer boards than the previous jointer. This tool will handle boards up to four or five feet. The cutter head is a long, straight knife. It can be difficult to set it to the exact height you need, so you might have to use a jig.

Next Photo: Make Smooth Cuts

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