JOINTER SAFETY by nikeborome

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									JOINTER SAFETY
       SPECIFIC PURPOSE

• To true up stock. That is you can
  straighten, smooth, square up and size
  boards
  SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES
1. Always, Always, Always use a push
   block or stick.

2. Never joint END GRAIN.

3. Keep your hands on top of the stock &
   NEVER pass them to over the cutter
   head. Cutter head must always be
   guarded.
         Specific Safety Con’t
4. Stock must be at least ½”x 2”x 12” to
   machine.

5. Never allow fingers any closer than 5” to
   the cutter head. Keep on top of work and
   out of the “danger zone”.

6. Feed stock firmly into the cutter head at
   a constant rate removing a maximum cut
   of 1/8” during each pass.
        Specific Safety Con’t

7. Stand left, Never behind the jointer.

8. Turn off before making any adjustments
            “Danger Zone”

• Area directly over the rotating cutter head.
  Keep hands 5” away.
        Fill in the Blank!!!
• To true up stock, you must first
  FLATTEN a FACE and then
  STRAIGHTEN an EDGE.
    How to FLATTEN a FACE
1. Use a push block and both hands to apply
   downwards pressure on the stock against the
   in feed table. CUP SIDE DOWN

2. As stock passes over the cutter head, move
   one hand to the out feed table and apply
   pressure to finish cut.

3. Push stock all the way over the cutter head
   until the guard closes.
How to STRAIGHTEN an EDGE
1. Put the smooth face of the stock against the
   fence.

2. Apply downwards pressure against the infeed
   table and sideways pressure against the fence.

3. Using a push stick feed the edge of the stock
   across the cutter head to the out feed table.

4. Push stock all the way over the cutter head
   until the guard closes.
WHAT DOES CUPPING LOOK LIKE?
        (Sketch this diagram)
      Fence   JOINTER
                            Guard

                                    In Feed
                                    Table


Out Feed
Table
                              Depth
                              Adjustment
                              Handle



                        On/Off Switch
        HOW A JOINTER WORKS
                 Feed Direction            Stock




Out feed Table                     In feed Table


                          Cutter head
            PUSH BLOCK

    Right Hand
                                Feed Direction
Left Hand




                 Place Stock Under
                 Push Block

								
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