A Safety Quiz On The Table Saw Jointer!

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A Safety Quiz On The Table Saw Jointer!

Are you up for a safety quiz on the table saw jointer? A lot of accidents can happen in the workshop, and special care should be taken when using the equipment. When you have boards that need a little straightening, the preferred tool is a jointer. Read each question and respond appropriately to this safety quiz on the table saw jointer and its various uses. Once done, review the test and be a step closer to being a contractor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is safe to remove or lock the safety guard of the jointer in an open position
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The lumber must be at least 1/4 inch thick when pushing through the jointer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It is not safe to joint lumber with loose knots or other defects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is safe to apply pressure directly over the knives of the jointer so the stock won’t vibrate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    It is safe to joint end of a board on the jointer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The out feed table should be 1/16 inch lower than the in feed table of the jointer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The edge of a 3/4 x 4" piece of plywood can pushed through the jointer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The maximum amount of wood you can remove in one pass on the jointer is
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/8

    • C. 

      1/16

  • 9. 
    Stock must be at least ___________ inches long when you use the jointer.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      6

  • 10. 
     Maintain at least a ________ inch margin of safety when using the jointer.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      3

  • 11. 
    Use a _________ ________ when using the jointer when the part is less than 3 inches.
    • A. 

      Push Stick

    • B. 

      Metal Objects

    • C. 

      Your Hands

  • 12. 
       ___________ is when a board is thrown back out of a machine.
    • A. 

      Kick back

    • B. 

      Kick out

    • C. 

      Throw back

  • 13. 
       For most standard operations, the ______________ must be used on the table saw at all times.
    • A. 

      Push stick

    • B. 

      Miter guide

    • C. 

      Safety guard

  • 14. 
       It is dangerous to cut a board ________ on the table saw.
    • A. 

      With the miter

    • B. 

      With the fence

    • C. 

      Free hand

  • 15. 
    15.       A push stick must be used when ripping boards under _________ inches in width on the table saw.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

  • 16. 
    Never stand directly in _________ of the table saw blade.
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Front

    • C. 

      Back

  • 17. 
    The ____________ is used when ripping boards on the table saw.
    • A. 

      Fence

    • B. 

      Miter guide

    • C. 

      Dado head

  • 18. 
     The ____________ is used when cross cutting boards on the table saw.
    • A. 

      Fence

    • B. 

      Push stick

    • C. 

      Miter guide

  • 19. 
    A board which is ______________can not be sawn by any method on the table saw.
    • A. 

      Rough

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Warped

  • 20. 
    Never rip a board, which is ________ than it is longer on the table saw.
    • A. 

      Wider

    • B. 

      Shorter

    • C. 

      Longer

  • 21. 
    The blade on the table saw should extend approximately ____ inch above the board being cut.
    • A. 

      1/4 inch

    • B. 

      3/8 inch

    • C. 

      1/16 inch

  • 22. 
    Never wear __________ clothing while working on the table saw.
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Loose

    • C. 

      Good

  • 23. 
    When you using the table saw you should maintain a minimum of ______ safety margin
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

  • 24. 
    When using the new (Saw Stop Table Saw) it is not ok to use __________ lumber
    • A. 

      Plywood

    • B. 

      Wet or treated

    • C. 

      Painted

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