Homemade jointer

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Project by Rajofo posted 174 days ago 2220 views 9 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a jointer but could not afford the bigger heavy duty ones. Hunted down a plan, works great for me!

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#1 posted 174 days ago

Looks great.
What is the cutter?
What plan?
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#2 posted 174 days ago

yeah where did you get the plan have been thinking about a build like this for a while any info would be helpful

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#3 posted 174 days ago

Nice looking build. You need more pics and more details. Plans would be nice also. Inquiring minds need to know. :)

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#4 posted 174 days ago

it looks like the plan on pg. 92 of ShopNotes Tools & Jigs Plans, Tips, techniques, which can be found here.

-- Adam, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

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#5 posted 174 days ago

Cool project.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#6 posted 174 days ago

Yep, saw it in Shopnotes. Works well. Uses 2 inch router bit that I purchased at Rockler.

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#7 posted 174 days ago

You can’t do that. You can’t build a jointer without a jointer. Now cut it out!

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#8 posted 174 days ago

what!!!!! how cool is that, great job

-- Money: if you do not have fun earning it, have fun spending it, I do not enjoy spending it so I have fun earning it.

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#9 posted 174 days ago

Looks good. The blade guard was throwing me until I realized the router is horizontal.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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#10 posted 174 days ago

Great! I think it is safe to say that we are a lot around here that just love homemade machinery…

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#11 posted 174 days ago

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#12 posted 174 days ago

Very interesting….. Well done….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#13 posted 173 days ago

That is a great solution. A quality build.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#14 posted 173 days ago

Very cool! Love homemade tools!


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#15 posted 173 days ago

Couldn’t you do the same with a router table??

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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