I just posted a picture on abpw of the infeed/outfeed tables on a Jet model
JJ-6CSX jointer that I bought used.
Please take a look and tell me if this is the correct configuration of the
tables or should they be parallel to each other.
I can't see abpw from work, but if you set the depth to 0, the tables
should be completely parallel and coplanar. That is, there should be
no peak or valley at the cutterhead. If you lower the infeed table for
a cut, the planes of the infeed and outfeed tables, should be exactly
Doesn't look right to me. Raise them both all the way up. Lower the
outfeed 'tiI your straightedge touches all of the infeed, and the
leading edge of the outfeed. Then measure how much the tail of the
outfeed needs shimming up. I think your best bet would be to shim the
ways of the outfeed table(as it's moved much less than the infeed), to
where it's co-planar with the infeed. Tom
push down on your straightedge so it sits flat on the outfeed table.
the distance it hovers above the infeed table is the depth of cut.
this is adjustable with those handwheels...
hey, anybody have the link to that excellent jointer setup post from a
few years back?
fine woodworking did an article in may/june 2000 that includes making an
alignment jig from MDF and some sheetrock screws. Its a really nice 6 page
article with good pictures. Its available as a reprint (or PDF) on their
website, but you have to buy it.
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