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Posted on I need a new jointer, but which one???

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PurpLev

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#1 posted 12-13-2012 07:57 PM

I’d start by checking the outfeed table on your delta. if it’s flat length wise and cross wise, then check for parallel to infeed – if parallel, than something might be not setup with your cutter head. I doubt a twisted outfeed table is that twisted thta it can induce twist into your lumber. when was the last time you aligned your jointer?

Edit: even buying new – you’d still have to align the new jointer. might as well try to align current one and save the $1k for a better use if possible (unless it’s really messed up)

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