A jointer is used to true a face of a board. A jointer alone cannot be used to make a board of even thickness. For this task, a thickness planer is used. Training is required in order to use this machine. NO ENDGRAIN ON THIS MACHINE.
|Powermatic Model 1285 12" Jointer|
|Number of Knives||44|
|Standard Knife Size (L x W x T) (In.)||30 x 12 x 2|
|Cutterhead Speed (RPM)||5,000|
|Cutting Capacity (W x D) (In.)||11-3/4 x 3/4|
|Table Size (L x W) (In.)||84 x 12|
|Table Height from Floor (In.)||31-1/2|
|Fence Size (L x H) (In.)||47 x 5-1/2|
|Fence Tilt (Deg.)||45 Forward, 45 Backward|
|Fence Positive Stops (Deg.)||45, 90, -45|
|Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required (CFM)||800|
|Dust Port Outside Diameter (In.)||6|
|Motor Power (HP)||3|
|Motor Voltage (V.)||230|
The OEM manual can be found here: http://content.powermatic.com/assets/manuals/1791241_man_EN.pdf
Only wood may be used with the machine. NO ENDGRAIN ON THIS MACHINE.
Training is required to use this tool.