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Blog entry by tunk valley custom woodworks posted 02-06-2010 05:20 AM 881 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i need some input from every one im having a small problem with my jointer im trying to joint some 3/4 oak for door panels and for some reason one of the boards keeps sniping on the end of the cut i have tried runing the grain the oppisite direction and it still does it but only on one board not any of the other ones i am stumped here i even called a1jim at home this evening and he was kinda stumped too has this happened to any one else? im leaning to think its the one board if any one has any suggestions i would realy appreaciat them.thanks all.Randy

-- i wonder if obama stood in a wind storm with them big ears of his would he start spinning like a drill bit



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-06-2010 05:26 AM

My best guess is still infeed out feed table adjustment Randy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-06-2010 06:54 AM

apply pressure to outfeed side as soon as possible. or start with longer board, cut the snipe off, and be done with it. strange it is happening on just one board and not the rest. just a thought.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

#3 posted 02-06-2010 07:56 AM

well i got it fixed one of the knives was sitting higher than the other two and the out feedtable had come out of adjustmentonce we fixed those two problems it works great thanks for the link jim thats what got me to look at the knives

-- i wonder if obama stood in a wind storm with them big ears of his would he start spinning like a drill bit

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#4 posted 02-06-2010 08:00 AM

That’s great Randy I’ll try to remember that one.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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