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Jointing without a jointer

08-13-2010 04:53 PM by Brokewood | 15 comments »

Hi everyone,I seem to have bitten off more than I can chew. I’ve decided to build a coffee table for my living room,I’ve made plans and all – I went and bought the lumber, even had it planed and ready to go.Thing is, I forgot to ask them to run it through a jointer… Now, I can always swallow my pride, go back and ask them to use their jointer but I kind of don’t want to.I’ve decided to make this into a learning experience and try jointing without a jointer.Now the only thing missing is… how the heck do I do this?I’ve got a long straight ruler, handplane, belt sander, orbital sander and two peices of lumber I want to join.Any advice would be ...

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