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Jointer Safety Test



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The jointer is used for smoothing:
a.
painted stock
c.
warped stock
b.
lumber containing knots
and cracks
d.
clean lumber only
 

 2. 

In adjusting the depth of cut on the jointer, you should limit cut to:
a.
1/16 inch
c.
1/4 inch
b.
1/8 inch
d.
3/16 inch
 

 3. 

The shortest length of stock that can be safely cut on the jointer is:
a.
6 inches
c.
18 inches
b.
4 inches
d.
12 inches
 

 4. 

When facing stock on the jointer, you should:
a.
use an approved push stick
whenever possible
c.
limit depth of
cut to 1/2 inch
b.
remove the guard from over the knives
d.
feed stock as fast as possible
 

 5. 

Before picking up stock that has been surfaced on the jointer, you should make
sure that you have pushed the stock far enough past the knives so that the:
a.
stock drops clear off the table
c.
fence will cover the work
b.
out feed table rises the material above the level
of the knives
d.
guard will return over the cutter
knives
 

 6. 

The depth of cut on the joiner is adjusted by:
a.
moving the back or rear table up
and down
c.
moving the front table up and down
b.
moving the fence
d.
moving the cutting arbor up and down
 

 7. 

The thinnest piece of stock that can be safety run the jointer is: (a) 1 inch; (b)
1-1/2inches; (c) 1/4 inch; or (d) 1/2 inch.
a.
1 inch
c.
1/4 inch
b.
1-1/2inches
d.
1/2 inch
 

 8. 

Adjustments may be made on the jointer when:
a.
it is at a dead stop
c.
the push stick is being used
b.
stock is
pushed across the knives
d.
guard is returned
over the cutter knives
 

 9. 

An operator should stand out-of-line of the jointer table to avoid:
a.
falling down
c.
kickbacks
b.
mill marks in the stock
d.
talking to another student
 

 10. 

The guard should be in place over the knives and checked to see that is:
a.
is locked
c.
slightly resists movement
b.
moves vertically
d.
moves freely
 

Matching
 
 
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a.
Cabinet
h.
Depth Scale
b.
Guard
i.
Swing Guard
c.
Out Feed Table Lock
j.
Switch
d.
In Feed Table Lock
k.
Out Feed Table Adjusting Hand Wheel
e.
Closet
l.
In Feed Table
f.
Out Feed Table
m.
In Feed Table Adjusting Hand Wheel
g.
Miter Gauge Grove
n.
Fence
 

 11. 

What is number 1 Pointing to
 

 12. 

What is number 2 Pointing to
 

 13. 

What is number 3 Pointing to
 

 14. 

What is number 4 Pointing to
 

 15. 

What is number 5 Pointing to
 

 16. 

What is number 6 Pointing to
 

 17. 

What is number 7 Pointing to
 

 18. 

What is number 8 Pointing to
 

 19. 

What is number 9 Pointing to
 

 20. 

What is number 10 Pointing to
 

 21. 

What is number 11 Pointing to
 
 
Match the question with the correct answer.
a.
12”
f.
slowly
b.
1/2”
g.
knives
c.
moves
h.
push
d.
dead
i.
1”
e.
cutter
j.
16”
 

 22. 

Make sure that the stock is ________ inches long or loner before jointing
 

 23. 

Do not joint stock which is less than _______ thick.
 

 24. 

Be sure that the guard over the knives ___________ freely.
 

 25. 

Make adjustments only when the machine is at a ___________ stop.
 

 26. 

Keep hands a safe distance from the ____________ head.
 

 27. 

Feed stock _______________.
 

 28. 

Push stock far enough past the ____________ to allow the guard to return.
 

 29. 

Use an approved _______________ stick whenever possible.
 



 
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