Jointer Class
Lesson 1: Getting Started With the Jointer
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Introduction: Getting Started With the Jointer

Approved Materials for the Jointer

Allowed Materials

  • Solid hardwood - clean and free of nails or staples

Banned Materials

  • 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.


Our most important safety callouts are highlighted in yellow throughout this course.