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{{Equipment  
 
{{Equipment  
 
| Name = Jointer
 
| Name = Jointer
| Intro = The jointer in the Wood Shop is currently being set up. A jointer is used to create a straight surface on a board. It can also be used to create a second straight surface at a right angle to the first straight surface.
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| Intro = A jointer is used to create a straight surface on a wooden board. It can also be used to create a second straight surface at a right angle to the first straight surface.
 
| Owner = TBD, best contact person is Dave Alvarez
 
| Owner = TBD, best contact person is Dave Alvarez
 
| StorageLocation = The jointer should be stored in the Wood Shop. It is on a wheeled base so it can be rolled out to provide clearance for working with long boards.
 
| StorageLocation = The jointer should be stored in the Wood Shop. It is on a wheeled base so it can be rolled out to provide clearance for working with long boards.
| MakeModel = Acme CNC Yak Shaver - Model 5000 deluxe
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| MakeModel = Chiu Ting WJT-150 (6 inch jointer)
| PartNumber =  
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| PartNumber = S/N 4932
 
| Documents = Link(s) to on-line documentation
 
| Documents = Link(s) to on-line documentation
 
| LooksLike = [[File:jointer.jpg|jointer photo]]
 
| LooksLike = [[File:jointer.jpg|jointer photo]]
 
| Rules =
 
| Rules =
Put the rules that govern the use of this tool here.
 
 
* To prevent nicks on the blades, please check your board carefully and remove nails, screws, and any other metal bits.
 
* To prevent nicks on the blades, please check your board carefully and remove nails, screws, and any other metal bits.
* You can use any wiki formatting that you wish:
 
* Like a bulleted list
 
 
| Instructions =
 
| Instructions =
 
====Set the cutting depth====
 
====Set the cutting depth====
 
The depth adjustment ...
 
The depth adjustment ...
 
====Turn it On====
 
====Turn it On====
The power switch is located ...
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The power switch is located on the front of the base.
 
====Turn it Off====
 
====Turn it Off====
The power switch is located ...
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The power switch is located on the front of the base.
 
| MaintenanceInfo =
 
| MaintenanceInfo =
 
Two critical adjustments need to be maintained on the jointer. The infeed and outfeed tables need to be parallel to within 0.001 in. or so, and the blades need to be 0.001 in. higher than the outfeed table.
 
Two critical adjustments need to be maintained on the jointer. The infeed and outfeed tables need to be parallel to within 0.001 in. or so, and the blades need to be 0.001 in. higher than the outfeed table.
 
| ToDos =  
 
| ToDos =  
What problems does this thing have, or are there improvements that would make it better.
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* The sawdust chute dumps directly onto the floor. Perhaps a box or a dust collection hose would make cleanup more convenient.
 
| FAQs =
 
| FAQs =
 
# What is a jointer? Wikipedia has an excellent article on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jointer Jointer].
 
# What is a jointer? Wikipedia has an excellent article on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jointer Jointer].
 
# Is there an online video that discusses jointer table/cutter alignment? Yes: [http://youtu.be/gO746cuRqV4 jointer adjustments]
 
# Is there an online video that discusses jointer table/cutter alignment? Yes: [http://youtu.be/gO746cuRqV4 jointer adjustments]
 
}}
 
}}

Revision as of 21:38, 21 October 2011


Jointer

A jointer is used to create a straight surface on a wooden board. It can also be used to create a second straight surface at a right angle to the first straight surface.

Basic Info

  • Ownership: TBD, best contact person is Dave Alvarez
  • Location: The jointer should be stored in the Wood Shop. It is on a wheeled base so it can be rolled out to provide clearance for working with long boards.
  • What it looks like:

jointer photo

Manufacturer Information

  • Make/Model: Chiu Ting WJT-150 (6 inch jointer)
  • Part Number: S/N 4932

Documentation

not specified

Rules

  • To prevent nicks on the blades, please check your board carefully and remove nails, screws, and any other metal bits.

Instructions

Set the cutting depth

The depth adjustment ...

Turn it On

The power switch is located on the front of the base.

Turn it Off

The power switch is located on the front of the base.

Other References

not specified

Maintenance

Two critical adjustments need to be maintained on the jointer. The infeed and outfeed tables need to be parallel to within 0.001 in. or so, and the blades need to be 0.001 in. higher than the outfeed table.

Things that Need to be Done

  • The sawdust chute dumps directly onto the floor. Perhaps a box or a dust collection hose would make cleanup more convenient.

FAQs

  1. What is a jointer? Wikipedia has an excellent article on the Jointer.
  2. Is there an online video that discusses jointer table/cutter alignment? Yes: jointer adjustments