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Posted on Stock Maximums (and minimums) on Jointer

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#1 posted 01-11-2012 08:55 PM

I’ve tried to joint 8ft boards for a workbench on my 55” long jointer; was extremily difficult and I didn’t really have a satisfactory result. Wood that I know I’m going to cut into smaller pieces for a project, I roughly crosscut it before jointing it, much easier to handle and I have to remove less wood than if I used a long piece. As for minimums…anything less than about 6” I get pretty nervous about…

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