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==Jointer==
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The status of the jointer in the Wood Shop is in flux. The current jointer, which was made by Delta, has limited table adjustments by design. This would be fine if the infeed and outfeed tables were aligned, but they are not, and no practical way has been found to align them. As a result, a board fed through this jointer gets a curved edge rather than the straight edge needed for quality wood working. Plans are being made to replace the current jointer with a used model equipped with tables that can be aligned. <br>
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===Ownership===
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Nick Britsky<br/>
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| text  = Under no circumstances should non-natural materials be used on the jointer. This includes; '''masonite, particle board, or various other man-made materials'''. Using these on the jointer will dull it very quickly.
===Documentation===
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===Certification===
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| Name = Jointer
(Undefined - or "None Required" or include information about what certification is required before operating this machine)
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| Intro = A jointer is used to create a straight surface on a wooden board.  
===What It Looks Like===
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| Owner = TBD, best contact persons are Greg Smith or Dave Scholl
The jointer is currently disassembled:
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| 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.
[[File:PhotoNeeded.png|100px]]
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| MakeModel = Chiu Ting WJT-150 (6 inch jointer)
===Operation Instructions===
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| PartNumber = S/N 4932
Include basic operations for the machine.
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| Documentation =  
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* Wikipedia has an excellent article on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jointer Jointer].
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* An online video that discusses [http://youtu.be/gO746cuRqV4 jointer table/cutter alignment  ]
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| LooksLike = [[File:jointer.jpg|jointer photo]]
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| Rules =
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* To prevent nicks on the blades, please check your board carefully and remove nails, screws, and any other metal bits.
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* Work with pure wood only, please! Masonite, for example, will quickly dull the blades. Even plywood, particleboard, MDF, and the like will shorten the blade life because of the glue content.
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| 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.
 
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| MaintenanceInfo =
==FAQs==
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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.
# What is a jointer? Wikipedia has an excellent article on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jointer Jointer].
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| ToDos =  
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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.
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| FAQs =
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[[Category:Wood Shop]]

Revision as of 18:29, 18 November 2012



Jointer

A jointer is used to create a straight surface on a wooden board.

Basic Info

  • Ownership: TBD, best contact persons are Greg Smith or Dave Scholl
  • 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

Rules

  • To prevent nicks on the blades, please check your board carefully and remove nails, screws, and any other metal bits.
  • Work with pure wood only, please! Masonite, for example, will quickly dull the blades. Even plywood, particleboard, MDF, and the like will shorten the blade life because of the glue content.

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