Introduction: Getting Started With the Jointer
Step 1: Approved Materials for the Jointer
- Solid hardwood - clean and free of nails or staples
- Any material that isn't solid wood
- Plywood, Plyboo, MDF, etc.
- No cross grain jointing
If at Pier 9, see Shop Staff first before using these materials:
- Reclaimed materials
If you are working from another studio or workshop, refer to the tool's instruction manual to see if your desired material is suitable for tool use.
Step 2: Safety
Our most important safety callouts are highlighted in yellow throughout this course.