Power jointer and thickness planer. That choice is made more difficult because these machines compliment each other to dimension square and smooth the wood. Fundamentally a jointers table arrangement is designed with two levels like a narrower thickness planer so that it consists of two long narrow parallel tables in a row with a cutter head recessed between them but with a side guide. A thickness planer also known in the uk and australia as a thicknesser or in north america as a planer is a woodworking machine to trim boards to a consistent thickness throughout their length and flat on both surfaces. It features a 3 blade cutter head with quick changing dual edge blades that are reversible and self aligning for a smooth surface with.
Ridgid introduces the 13 in. Jet jjp 12 jointer planer a frustrating choice woodworkers often face is whether to get a jointer or a planer first.