Craftsman 6" Jointer

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Craftsman
Model:
21705
Price:
$620

Description

Craftsman Professional™ 6" jointer with 46" total table length for extra long boards.

• Motor: 1.5 HP
• Cutterhead: 3 knives, 6 1/8" max cutting width
• Cutterhead speed: 4,800 RPM
• Dimensions: 52" x 46" x 22"

WOOD magazine review

3-knife cutterhead

Review Summary

The infeed table features a lever adjustment and easy-to-read depth scale, but the outfeed table’s hand-wheel showed 1/6 turn of backlash (play in the threads without table movement when changing directions), making precise adjustments difficult. The fence tilt adjustment also proved unreliable, and this jointer was the loudest of all ten tested at 101 decibels. It took us nearly three hours to assemble, longest in the test. There’s a built-in shelf to hold the push pads.

Detailed Ratings

3.3
out of 5

Performance

3

Features

4

Ease of Use

3

Value

3

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