Jointers and Planers
Woodworking jointers and planers are key to milling straight, square lumber for your woodworking projects. Learn tips and techniques for getting the most out of your jointer and planer.
When buying a jointer for your shop, we strongly suggest considering a model with an 8"-wide cutterhead.
When it comes to flattening and thicknessing lumber, a jointer and planer are like love and marriage in the old song: You can’t have one without the other.
The more you know the easier it is to make an informed decision. WOOD magazine's tool editor B
When I run edges of boards over my jointer, the leading and trailing thirds join perfectly for glue-ups, but there’s a gap between the middle third of the boards.