I'm very new to woodworking. I've been scrolling for a little over a year.
I know what a planer does and how to use it, but I've never really known
what a "jointer" did. I thought it was something like a biscuit cutter or
something. Last nite I was reading a book and the writer was describing
that you needed to run your wood through a planer (know what that is) then a
jointer to make snug joins. Well, I had an epiphany!! A jointer does the
same thing that a planer does, except it does it on the edges rather than
Well, I thought that I could use something like that, cause let's face it,
scrolling a long straight line leaves something to be desired. I usually
try to straighten out the edges on my belt sander, but that doesn't work too
well, especially if the piece is too long to use the disk side.
OK, here's the question, thanks for your patience. If I am scrolling the
sides of a box, let's say, and I want to run the finished pieces through a
jointer, will I be successful if neither edge is "machined". Geez, I'm not
sure I'm making sense. Anyway, I cut out the top and the bottom edge of a
box. They both turn out to be sorta wavy, if I put them through a jointer,
will that work?
Yeow, anyway, please send me an answer to firstname.lastname@example.org removing the
Any help will be appreciated.