Jointers are the most useful tool you don’t really need.
Yes, they save time…
But decent jointers are big, expensive, and have high voltage requirements — making them the last tool many woodworkers buy.
But don’t worry.
You can easily mill lumber using tools you already have.
In this post, I’m sharing 6 ways to get perfectly flat and square boards without a jointer…
But first, let’s define “jointing” (not to be confused with my favorite college pastime).