JET Tools 1791279DXK 54A, 6" Jointer, 1HP 1PH 115/230V, Quick-Set Knives

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JET Tools 1791279DXK 54A, 6" Jointer, 1HP 1PH 115/230V, Quick-Set Knives

The 6" Jointer features three auto-set knives that align themselves in the cutterhead for rapid knife changes. Oversized infeed/outfeed tables are mounted on dovetailed ways and have a built-in rabbeting ledge. The fence is 38" in length, with positive stops at 90° and 45° right and left. The fine/quick adjustment lever on the infeed table offers quick set-ups with precision controlled depth of cut. The heavy steel stand features a powerful motor with a non-slip v-belt drive for maximum performance. The 4" dust port offers easy connection to any dust collection system.


  • 66" long adjustable infeed and outfeed tables provide more working surface.
  • Built-in ledge for 1/2" rabbeting capacity.
  • Enlarged sheet metal stand provides a sturdy base.
  • Extra-long 38" two-way tilting fence with positive stops provides quick positioning for 90° or bevel cuts.
  • Fence controls are center mounted for convenience.
  • Fine/quick adjustment lever on infeed table for precision cuts.
  • Push button switch is lockable to prevent accidental starting.
  • Cutterhead features three high speed steel auto-set knives that automatically align themselves in the cutterhead.
  • NOTE: The recommended max cutting depth for non-rabbeting cuts is 1/8”. The max cutting depth for rabbeting cuts is 1/2" as the manual has always stated.


 Stock Number  JT-1791279DXK
 Cuts Per Minute  18
 Cutterhead Diameter (In.)  2-1/2
 Cutterhead Speed (RPM)  6000
 Cutting Capacity (W x D) (In.)  6 x 1/2
 Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required (CFM)  600
 Dust Port Outside Diameter (In.)  4
 Fence Tilt (Deg.)  45
 Infeed Table Length (In.)  32-1/2
 Model Number  54A
 Motor Amps  13/6.5
 Motor Power (HP)  1
 Motor Voltage (V.)  115/230
 Number of Knives  3
 Prewired Voltage (V.)  115
 Max.Rabbeting Capacity (In.)  1/2
 Type of Cutterhead  Straight Knife
 Maximum Cutting Depth (In.)  1/8"
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm



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