Introduction: Getting Started With the Jointer
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.
Our most important safety callouts are highlighted in yellow throughout this course.