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					Using a Planer
               Safety Notice - Brand Disclaimer
                                    Safety Notice
  The viewer is expressly advised to consider and use all safety precautions described in this
presentation or that might also be indicated by undertaking the activities described herein. In
addition, common sense should be exercised to help avoid all potential hazards.
  Publisher assumes no responsibility for the activities of the viewer or for the subject matter
experts who prepared this presentation. Publisher makes no representation or warranties of
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may aid in the understanding of the presentation. Publisher recognizes that other brand name
or generic products may be substituted and work as well or better than those featured in the
presentation.
   Using a Planer
Always wear eye protection.
        Using a Planer

Check the board
 to be sure it is
  free of nails,
loose knots, and
      other
 imperfections.
         Using a Planer
Plane a warped board only after one surface
        has been trued on a jointer.
           Using a Planer
  Make sure that the board is at least 2
     inches longer than the distance
         between the feed rolls.


For a small          FEED ROLL      FEED ROLL
planer, this
usually means a
board should be
at least 14 inches
long.
       Using a Planer
  Never plane more than one thickness at a
time.
  If several thicknesses are to be surfaced,
always plane the thickest first, until it is
about the same thickness as the others.
        Using a Planer
 Always stay to one side of the planer when
planing. Never place yourself directly behind
                 the board.
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Keep your hands away from the board after it
         starts through the planer.
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Never look into the planer as the board is
  passing through. Loose chips may be
     thrown back with great force.
         Using a Planer
If a board sticks, turn off the switch. Wait for
  the cutterhead to stop. Then lower the table
             and remove the board.
          Using a Planer
  Never reach over the planer. If the board is
long, have a helper support the surfaced stock
      as it is being fed out of the planer.
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    Whenever helping to “tail off,” simply support
           the board and keep it level.

      Never pull on a
     board being planed.
      Allow the outfeed
     rollers to feed the
     stock out of the
     planer.
•    Stop the planer to
     make any
     adjustments or to
     clean or oil it.
Using a Planer
       Credits

 Safety Glasses courtesy of
     Aearo Corporation

  All other photography by
   Kevin May Corporation

     All illustration by
       Art MacDillos

  Technical Assistance by
       Larry Kruzan

				
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