Jet Jointer

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Jet Jointer
Name Jet 6 inch Jointer
Zone Wood Shop

Owner i3Detroit
Make Model Jet JJ-6CSX
Part Number 1415297
Date Acquired 2015-06-29
Storage Location The jointer should be stored in the Wood Shop. It is on a wheeled base so it can be rolled out to provide clearance for working with long boards.
Authorization Required No
Status Running
Value 1500

Documentation * Owners Manual
Other References Add links to any other sources that pertain to this equipment.


A jointer is used to create a straight surface on a wooden board.

  • This unit is equipped with a SHELIX Spiral carbide Cutting Head


  • Read and understand the entire owner's manual before attempting operation.
  • Read and understand the warnings posted on the machine and in this manual. Failure to comply with all of these warnings may cause serious injury.
  • Always wear approved safety glasses/face shields while using this woodworking jointer. Everyday eyeglasses only have impact resistant lenses; they are not safety glasses.
  • Before operating this woodworking jointer, remove tie, rings, watches and other jewelry, and roll sleeves up past the elbows. Remove all loose clothing and confine long hair. Non-slip footwear or anti-skid floor strips are recommended. Do not wear gloves.
  • Keep safety guards in place at all times when the machine is in use. If removed for maintenance purposes, use extreme caution and replace the guards immediately.
  • To prevent nicks on the blades, please check your board carefully and remove nails, screws, and any other metal bits.
  • Work with pure wood only, please! NO Masonite, composites, plywood, or plastics
  • DO NOT adjust the outfeed table except when changing blades! if you check them and find they are out of adjustment, contact the zone warden or equipment trainer, they will advise what action you should take.
  • At all times hold the stock firmly. Always use a hold-down or push block when surfacing stock less than 12 inches long, or 3 inches wide, or 3 inches thick.
  • Do not perform jointing operations on material shorter than 8", narrower than 3/4" or less than 1/4" thick.
  • The hands must never be closer than 3 inches to the cutterhead.
  • maximum cut depth is 1/8 inch.
  • This tool can no longer be used for rabbit joints
  • Always use Push Blocks
  • Is there any traning required before use?


  • Connect the 4 inch dust collector hose
  • Make sure the infeed table is adjusted correctly
  • To avoid kickback, the grain must run in the same direction you are cutting. Before attempting to joint, or plane, each work piece must be carefully examined for stock condition and grain orientation
  • Never pass the hands directly over the cutter knife
  • The cutterhead guard must be in place and operating properly
  • Turn it On
  • Stand away from the cutterhead and turn the machine on for a few moments. Listen for any odd noises, rubbings, vibrations, etc. Correct such problems before attempting operations on the jointer.
  • The power switch is located on the front of the base.
  • Carefully check your workpiece for knots, holes, staples or any foreign material that might damage knives or pose a risk of kickback. Also check the workpiece for grain orientation.

Maintenance Info

Keep the infeed and outfeed tables clean and rust free Do not adjust or replace carbide cutter without Wood Shop Coordinator approval



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