Ps:1 Shopsmith Jointer Module Safety Exam

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Ps:1 Shopsmith Jointer Module Safety Exam - Quiz

This exam will test your safety knowledge of the Shopmith's jointer module. Note: This test is intended for use by members of Pumping Station: One, Chicago, only.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The maximum amount of material that can be removed per pass on the jointer is:
    • A. 

      1/16"

    • B. 

      3/8" to 5/8"

    • C. 

      1/2"

    • D. 

      It does not matter.

  • 2. 
    When jointing edge stock your hands should be located:
    • A. 

      Always behind the stock, pushing it from the infeed table.

    • B. 

      Protected by a push stick and/or block.

    • C. 

      On the front end of the stock pulling it through.

    • D. 

      Directly over the blades.

  • 3. 
    What is generally excessive position of a jointer operator?
    • A. 

      Stand in a balanced position and ready to walk the board through.

    • B. 

      Stand on the left side of the machine.

    • C. 

      Stand right in the middle next to the rotating blade.

    • D. 

      Stand at the end of the infeed table.

  • 4. 
    When jointing the face of stock hands your should be located:
    • A. 

      Always behind the stock pushing it from the infeed table.

    • B. 

      Placed on the outfeed table.

    • C. 

      Directly over but not behind the blades.

    • D. 

      Protected by a push block.

  • 5. 
    Stock less than 12" in length:
    • A. 

      May be surface if you have a friend watching to warn you of tip-in.

    • B. 

      Must never be jointed.

    • C. 

      Is permissible as long as the action is with the grain.

    • D. 

      Can be jointed if the cut is less than 1/8".

  • 6. 
    When should you make a fence adjustment to the jointer?
    • A. 

      Before turning on the power.

    • B. 

      After turning on the power.

    • C. 

      While the jointer is running.

    • D. 

      It doesn't really matter.

  • 7. 
    When jointing long pieces of stock it is safest to:
    • A. 

      Have a helper pull one end through.

    • B. 

      Put more pressure on the piece to keep it from drooping.

    • C. 

      Cut the wood by yourself so no one else gets hurt.

    • D. 

      Have a helper or roller stand to support one end.

  • 8. 
    The purpose of adjusting the fence is to:
    • A. 

      Joint a bevel.

    • B. 

      Allow parts of the blade to be used.

    • C. 

      Accommodate surfacing the face of a board.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    In you which direction should you run the wood on the jointer?
    • A. 

      Across the grain if it is wider than 12".

    • B. 

      With the grain.

    • C. 

      It does not matter.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    The thinnest that your stock can be to be safely jointed is:
    • A. 

      1/4"

    • B. 

      1/2"

    • C. 

      5/8"

    • D. 

      7/8"

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