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
These steel table frames are useful in the shop as machine stands, work tables and assembly tables. The attractive finish and brushed nickel hardware mean that you get to choose-just add a top to suit the application. All can be outfitted with optional casters for easy mobility. Ideal for a nice planer stand. Durable solid steel construction-use for shop stands or living room furniturePaintable gun metal powder-coated finishHigh-quality brushed nickel hardwareEasy to assemble (includes instructions)Includes padded feet to protect your floorLegs accept casters with a 1/2'' stem (not included) if mobility or additional height are desiredNote: Not compatible with our Shop Stand Riser Blocks
Designed with an enormous 18'' resaw capacity, multi-step blade tensioning system, precision blade guides, and a 5HP motor hungry for hardwoods, the new PM1800 is a bandsaw like no other. It comes standard with all the extra features you've come to expect from Powermatic. With its 24'' x 27'' cast iron table and precision balanced cast iron wheels, it runs smoothly and quietly, with hardly any vibration. The easy-to-adjust T-square style fence includes a 6-1/2'' resaw fence that gives you excellent right angle support when running wide boards vertically. Whether you're resawing thin veneers or just thicknessing boards to minimize waste that would otherwise be eaten by your planer, this saw is more than up to the task. Read on to learn more about this industrial-quality bandsaw from Powermatic.Features:Blade tension lever has full tension, partial tension, and release settings for easy blade changes and trackingMicro-adjustable, virtually tool-free bearing guide system gives precise blade control with reduced frictionGrooved thrust bearing stabilizes smaller bladesMagnetic starter with power indicator lamp and jumbo stopMagnetic switch protects the motor from harm due to potential electrical supply issuesSolid chrome knobs and handles ensure solid grip and firm lockingComputer balanced cast iron wheels reduce vibrationAdjustable miter gauge with stopsExclusive Powermatic T-Square style Accu-Fence maximizes accuracy and safetyAccu-Fence has complete adjustability for aligning to blade and squaring to tableSturdy cast iron table and trunnion assembly offers maximum rigidity for large work piecesPositive locking cam with pressure adjustmentOversized side plate can be used in the horizontal or vertical positionElectrical interlock prevents the bandsaw from starting when the blade is de-tensioned (patent pending)Four-sided blade guard for optimum protectionIntegrated foot brake stops the coasting blade
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.