When it comes to milling wood, proper jointer set-up requires three things: sharp knives, an outfeed table that's dead-level with the highest point in the cutterhead knives' path of travel, and a fence that's set perfectly square to the outfeed table.

In this short video, Fine Woodworking special projects editor Asa Christiana demonstrates a series of simple tips for dialing in your jointer's set-up.