Episode 77 Jointer Basics

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by kosta posted 08-17-2010 09:38 PM 7972 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Episode 77 Jointer Basics from kostas workshop on Vimeo.

In this episode I go over how to use a jointer. The jointer I use is a grizzly bench top jointer thats mounted on a shop fox stand.

8 comments so far

View mrg's profile


823 posts in 2998 days

#1 posted 08-17-2010 11:26 PM

The video was very informative. Thanks for posting.

-- mrg

View Broglea's profile


685 posts in 3089 days

#2 posted 08-18-2010 01:49 AM

Good video kosta. When will you be able to add a planer to your collection?

View schloemoe's profile


709 posts in 2937 days

#3 posted 08-18-2010 02:42 AM

Good video Kosta Thanks for posting…........................................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

View kosta's profile


946 posts in 3353 days

#4 posted 08-18-2010 06:09 AM

As far as the planer goes I have looked at some planers but its probably going to be a while. Even having a small bench top jointer like this makes a difference when you are building a project. I cant remember how many times I have cut dados with my router and the shelves of a book case wouldn’t go all the way in. The router would go up and down on high and low spots so the dados weren’t 1/4 deep across the bookcase. Which caused the dados to be 3/16 in some places. And thats a pretty big problem. Since I have gotten this jointer I havent had any problems like that. I hope it stays that way.

View DenverDave's profile


41 posts in 2849 days

#5 posted 08-18-2010 06:58 AM

Great video! Got any videos on how to sharpen the jointer blade?

View Eric_S's profile


1565 posts in 3194 days

#6 posted 08-18-2010 02:07 PM

Excellent video Kosta.

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

View kosta's profile


946 posts in 3353 days

#7 posted 08-18-2010 09:53 PM

thanks guys. I dont have a jointer blade sharpening video but I can post some links to other woodworkers who have jointer blade sharpening videos

View Manitario's profile


2630 posts in 2882 days

#8 posted 08-19-2010 07:34 AM

great video!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics