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
This heavy duty planer offers performance and value, loaded with standard features not found on other machines in its class. The powerful 5HP motor and 20" planing capacity will handle the most demanding work. The helical cutterhead provides quieter operation and finer finishing than conventional systems, and the four-sided knife inserts seat themselves without requiring a set-up gauge. The 5" dust port connects easily to any dust collector. The anti-kickback fingers and pressure bar are located in close proximity to the cutterhead for an exceptional finish. The solid cast iron base, table and head are designed for production. The 2-speed oil bath gearbox transmits full power to feed rollers and facilitates fast speed changes at 24 and 31 FPM. The gearbox can be changed to 4-speed with the included gear to run lower speeds of 16 and 20 FPM. The corrugated infeed and fine groove outfeed rollers ensure a smooth feed. The precision ground and polished cast iron table rides on four steel columns giving it plenty of support for the larger workpiece. Heavy cast iron extension wings ensure a flat, smooth cut.The Byrd SHELIX helical cutterhead with 99 knife inserts provides smoother, quieter cutting and finer finish than conventional systems 5HP motor and 20" planing capacity for heavy duty work Fully enclosed base cabinet with integrated casters for shop mobility Cast iron table with extensions creates a big 55-1/2" x 20" working area Four feed speeds - 24 and 31 FPM, 16 and 20 FPM with gear change - provide versatility Feed rollers and cutterhead supported by full cast iron head assembly for rigidityStandard Equipment:Byrd helical cutterhead with knife inserts 5" diameter dust port Cast iron extension tables
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 to 3/4" thickness, 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.
If you've got a small shop, or limited space on the job, the new JET B3NCH 8" Jointer/Planer Combo is right for you. This powerhouse has features usually only found on big floor models. Precision adjustment knobs, compact design, and a powerful 13 Amp motor are only a few features that make this jointer/planer the right choice for wherever you may need it. Combination bench top jointer & planer provides a 2 in 1 machine to maximize work space Integrated cord wrap makes transporting easy and ensures workshop safety Compact bench top design fits conveniently in small shop environments Heavy Duty 13 Amp motor for various cutting applications Two high speed steel knives for precise, smooth cuts Oversized, ergonomic knobs provide ease of use and maximum control Large aluminum extruded fence makes joining stable and precise Sheet metal out feed table with height adjustment supports long work pieces and helps reduce snipe Planing and joining tables lock to ensure precision cutting Precision machined table top ensures a smooth, straight cut 3 Year Warranty Brochure