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Posted on How to joint hardwood with grain that goes both directions?

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#1 posted 11-07-2016 11:53 PM

With straight knives, all you can do is take shallow cuts and hope for the best. Helical heads like Shelix really solve the problem.

Previous comments are correct that if you have enough stock to work with, you can trim later at the tablesaw. Then you’ll only have burning and warping, not tearout. Ohh cherry! How fickle you are.

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