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Posted on A question: what is the difference between a Jointer and a Jointer/Planer?

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knotscott

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#1 posted 451 days ago

My understanding is you can joint one edge, and plane one face of a board on the jointer. Now if you can do one face, why can’t you do both ?

The jointer can make both faces of a board flat, but it can’t make them parallel to each other….you usually end up with a wedge if you try. The planer makes the other face parallel to the one flattened on the jointer.

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