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Posted on Do you say joiner or jointer?

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#1 posted 07-27-2012 07:04 PM

I say “Jointer” when I’m talking about my jointer.. and I say “Joiner” when I’m talking about my joiner :)

A jointer is used for making straight edges on wood. A joiner makes a cut in the edge of the wood so you can join two pieces without the use of a mechanical fastener.. also known as a plate or biscuit joiner.

It is also common to hear people call a jointer a planer (or “jointer/planer”).


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