George Vondriska

Jointer Safety

George Vondriska
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A jointer is a great tool for creating smooth edges on your boards, but it can also be a dangerous to use. George Vondriska provides simple instruction on how to safely operate a jointer. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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8 Responses to “Jointer Safety”

    • WWGOA Team

      Hi, Josh!

      Jointing establishes a perfectly flat and straight edge surface on a board. Face jointing is used to flatten one face of a rough cut board, and is normally done to establish a flat reference surface prior to running through a surface planer.

      Edge jointing establishes a square and straight edge on a board which prepares it for edge to edge gluing.

  1. Roger

    You have a lot of common sense tips that a lot of people don’t even think about. Keep it up, George.

  2. Dave

    Where is the discussion on face jointing a board? It seems to me that the operation is more likely to incorporate bad technique that could lead to injury.

    • Randy

      Yeah, that’s kind of an obvious omission. Maybe, … just maybe, they want you to pay for the video on face jointing. Ya think??? :-)

  3. Krams

    This video seems to stop mid-way,,, How long is the video to be? It is currently playing the first three minutes only…

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