Tag: jointer

Jointer & Planer Knives “the question”

April 4, 201316 Comments

I’ve recently been getting a lot of questions regarding whether or not I sharpen my jointer and or thickness planer blades myself. And my usual response is “I don’t do it myself” if anything I send them out to be sharpened. There’s a whole list of reasons why, but at the heart of it is […]

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Jointer or Thickness Planer First?

February 5, 20138 Comments

One of the most frequent questions I’ve been asked over the years by new woodworkers is “Which should I buy first, a jointer or a thickness planer?” And the answer I always give is…it depends! Okay, I know that’s not actually an answer that would be helpful, but it DOES depend. It depends on quite […]

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Wood Talk No. 117 “Shop Cat!”

January 17, 20130 Comments

On today’s show, we’re talking about problems with cat poop, picking the right joint for the job, and some listener feedback on jointer blade sharpening and buying used bandsaws. What’s on the bench? Shannon is starting a new drop-leaf table project and just finished up his creepy church project. Matt is finally using his lathe […]

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309 Book Review – Rick Peter’s “Jointer & Planer Fundamentals”

September 18, 20080 Comments

It’s Friday and today we’re reviewing one of the titles from the Popular Mechanic’s Workshop series “Jointer & Planer Fundamentals” by Rick Peters. Two of the most important tools in the workshop, being able to choose and use the right model of jointer and planer is an important step in building amazing furniture. Within the […]

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Aiden’s Dresser No. 2

August 6, 20060 Comments

This is the second video on the construction of Aiden’s Dresser. Using a crosscut hand saw I rough dimensioned the Cherry stock and show how to easily and quickly use a hand saw on stock that is too wide for my power miter saw. Also covered in this video is how I use a No. […]

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