Essential Milling Machines
A successful woodworking project begins with stock prepared at the jointer, planer, and tablesaw
Before you can begin any woodworking project, some preliminary work is in order. That work, called milling, is done with the jointer, planer, and tablesaw. When you’re done, the six surfaces of each board—two faces, two edges, and two ends—should be flat and straight, with all the corners perfectly square. Learn how to use these essential machines to turn rough lumber to beautiful boards worthy of your projects.