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True up your stock

When you need absolutely flat parts—for door frames or tabletops, for example—always face-joint each part and then run it through the planer. The jointer makes one face flat, and the planer makes the opposite face both flat and parallel to the first one. Before moving on to shaping and assembly, thickness all of your solid stock without changing the planer setting.

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