Every serious woodworker needs a planer in the shop, but nobody likes to deal with the hassle of changing the knives. Enter the JET JWP-15DX Planer with quick change knives that align themselves, no adjustment required. Plus, each knife has two cutting edges to save you a little cash and a lot of frustration. This sweet machine features a monster 3-horsepower induction motor with two speed gear box to adjust your feed rate for a better finished surface. Its rock-solid table is constructed of cast iron and features infeed and outfeed table extensions with smooth-moving rollers that virtually eliminate snipe. And because even the coolest power planer is one of the messiest machines on the planet, JET's exclusive angled 4" dust port keeps your dust hose out of the way for easy hookup on your shop's dust collection system.Cutterhead with exclusive Quick change knives that align themselves without any adjustmentHeavy-duty cast iron and steel construction for added strength and durabilityTwo-speed gear box with automatic chain tensioner lets you adjust the feed rate to meet your needsLarge, cast iron, precision ground table for precise workpiece supportPowerful 3 HP TEFC induction motor with three V-belt transmission for smooth and consistent powerInfeed and outfeed table extensions with rollers help in the prevention of snipeTwo-speed gear box lets you adjust the feed rate to meet your needsWork table is precision-ground and polished for consistently smooth operationLarge handwheel with positive gear drive allows for quick and accurately table adjustmentsHeavy-duty table locks keep the table secure during useInternal caster system for mobilityExclusive angled 4" dust port keeps your dust hose out of the wayHeavy-duty steel closed stand with lockable casters for increased portabilityMagnetic controls provide long life and reliability
The classic American blonde, Hard Maple features creamy white sapwood with a reddish cast, and rugged durability. The wood has an exceptionally fine, even texture, and tight pores that yield an excellent finished surface. These thin boards are machined S4S to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, eliminating wear and tear on your planer. You won't have to worry about chipout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Tree: May reach a height of 70 to 120 feet, with a 24 to 36 inch diameter trunk. Sapwood Color: White with a reddish cast.Heartwood Color: Uniformly pale reddish brown or light tan. Grain: Usually fairly straight, but can also be curly or wavy. Sometimes exhibits decorative figuring like bird's eye, maple burl, blister, leaf, and fiddleback.Texture: Very fine and even.Working properties: Due to hardness, tools must be kept very sharp.Carving: Responds well to carving tools.Steam bending properties: Fair.Strength Properties: Very high bending strength. Resistance to compression parallel to the grain is high. Hardness is rated as medium. It is heavy, and resists denting and marring. Hard Maple can be up to 25 percent harder than Soft Maple.
Made of skid-resistant rubber with zinc plated housings, these heavy duty shop casters support a hefty 175 pounds and feature a self-lubricating bearing for long life and trouble free rolling. Excellent for use with saws, planers or other heavy shop equipment, each caster wheel is 3" in diameter with a tread width of 1-1/4". Available in swiveling and non-swiveling models - both styles do not have brakes.Technical DetailsZinc plated housing with skid-resistant rubber wheelSupports 175 lbsAvailable in swiveling and non-swiveling modelsWheel is 3" diameter x 1-1/4" tread widthMounting hardware not includedSold individually
The innovative JET JJP-12HH Helical Head 12" Jointer/Planer takes our award-winning jointer/planer combination machine and makes it an ever better investment. With the addition of our quality helical cutterhead with indexable carbide inserts, the all-new JJP-12HH sets the standard for creating superior stock in your own workshop. Helical cutterhead with indexable carbide inserts for a superior finish and quieter cut Parallelogram design keeps the table close to the cutterhead for improved finish and allows for precise depth of cut adjustments Extra large aluminum extruded fence with centered controls for quick adjustments Extremely quick changeover between jointing and planing functions. Fence does not need to be removed Powerful 3HP induction motor easily handles the toughest jointing and planing tasks Heavy-duty, one-piece steel closed stand includes mounting tabs for increased stability Built-in dust chute with 4" dust port used for both jointing and planing operations Large handwheel for quick and precise adjustments of planer table Heavy-duty cast iron tables with a machined finish to ensure accuracy and flatness Magnetic switch provides safer and more reliable operation 5 Year Warranty