putttn wrote:I know you're probably not supposed to do this but I run the board through on my 6" jointer and simply turn it around and the outside portion that didn't get jointed is now against the fence and it is run through. Yes, it is going against the grain but since I'm sanding it anyway it all seems to work out. I can't tell from his video if that's what he's doing. Am I missing something here?
Yes that is the method, but the goal is to flatten, not to finish. Finishing comes after thickness planing.
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