Originally Posted by Jack Wells
How are you going to use the jointer? I've never used mine for anything thicker than 2 inches. I don't think a jointer is intended to be used as a thickness planer.
The OP never said anything about using the jointer as a thickness planer.
Sometimes, wood can be warped and needs to be jointed whether it be for a body, neck or whatever. This has nothing to do with planing