Jointer, Table Saw: What Tool Next?

I have a jointer and a table saw. Which should come next, a band saw, disk and belt sander, staple gun or drill press?

Richard Jones: You now can get wood flat and square on a wide face and one edge on your jointer. You can cut it to rough width on your table saw, and, if the piece of wood is narrow enough, you can cut it to rough thickness. The problem is getting the as yet out-of-true face and edge parallel and true with the previously planed edges done on your jointer. In your position, I would add a thickness planer to your wish list, and probably put it above all the other choices you mention. With wood that is properly trued and square all round, you can really do something of high quality.

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