Jointer Hold-Downs

Use a couple of rubber sponge floats to hold down boards on your jointer. Typically used in stucco work, sponge floats are excellent hold-downs.

Use a couple of rubber sponge floats to hold down boards on your jointer. Typically used in stucco work, sponge floats are available at home centers for about $6. They grip boards tightly, keep your hands far from the cutter head, and put a stop to vibration! Thanks to reader Clarke Green for this very useful tip.

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