Question about Rockler 24? Precision Straight Edge
Which Comes First: Planer or Jointer?
It has to be the jointer first. A planer places force down on a board as it is going through the cutter head. This means a board with a cup or twist will be flattened, cut and then will spring back to its original shape. You need a jointed face before a planer can make another side truly parallel.
Posted on Feb 11, 2013
Old school woodworkers will always take a piece of rough-sawed wood and flatten one side, rotate it 90 degrees, and put a square flattened edge on it using the jointer fence to keep it orientated. Next run the other 2 sides through a planer for a fairly straight and true 4 sided piece when making furniture. This does not always work perfectly because wood will sometimes warp/twist/bow during planing due to changing tensions as wood fibers are removed.
Posted on Sep 20, 2009
If I had to pick, I would get the planer first. That way you can at least get your lumber pretty darn close to flat and parallel. Furthermore you can resize your lumber when necessary. But that’s just my opinion.
Posted on Aug 27, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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