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How to Adjust a Jointer

Since a jointer is used for fine work, you must keep it finely tuned. Read on to learn how.

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Top 10 Jointers Projects

  1. 1. Jointer Basics

    DIY Network explains why a jointer is the tool of choice for smoothing edges or cutting corners in preparation for joining boards.

  2. 2. Platinum 5 Function (01:45)

    It's a table saw, spindle sander, router, planer and mortiser, all in one.

  3. 3. Jointer Comparison

    DIY Network experts take a look at the variety of jointers available and how they work.

  4. 4. How to Use a Biscuit Joiner

    DIY Network explains how to cut biscuits and use a biscuit joiner for woodworking.

  5. 5. Stationary Power Tool Tips

    David Thiel, of Popular Woodworking magazine, offers some advice on using and placing stationary power tools.

  6. 6. Brick Mortar Techniques & Tips (01:53)

    Dean and Derek give a room old-style charm by installing a thin brick wall.

  7. 7. Jointer/Planer (01:14)

    The Grizzly jointer/planer combo: a tool that saves space in your workshop.

  8. 8. How to Use a Table Saw as an Edge Jointer

    Learn how -- then teach -- an old table saw how to do a few new tricks. It's easy to turn a table saw into an edge jointer with these i...

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    Easy
  9. 9. How to Make a Hold-Down Pusher for a Jointer

    When working with a jointer, it's wise to use a hold-down pusher to keep the work piece in close contact with the table and your hands ...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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