Grizzly 6" Benchtop Jointer

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
2.5
out of 5
Brand:
Grizzly
Model:
G0725
Price:
$235

Description

Don’t let the size of this benchtop jointer fool you. With its cast iron tables and center-mounted cast iron fence, this 6" Jointer is tough enough to handle big jobs. It also features a 1-1/2 HP motor, 2-1/2" dust port, built-in dust collection system, 45° bevel adjustment and easy-to-adjust knives. Great for shops with limited space or take it to the job site for portable jointing power.

Motor: 1.5 HP, 110V, single-phase
Cast iron table
Table size: 28.5" x 6.25"
Fence size: 22 7/8" x 4 5/16"
Cutterhead knives: 2
Cutterhead speed: 10,000 RPM
Maximum depth of cut: 1/8"
Cuts per minute: 20,000
Infeed table adjustment knob
45° and 90° fence stops

WOOD magazine review

Heavy-duty for a benchtop model

Review Summary

So long as we took 1/16" or shallower cuts and used a steady feed rate, the G0725 produced surfaces free of chatter marks and tear-out. The two straight knives adjust easily by loosening the gib screws and rotating the jackscrews. The cast-iron body on this 95-lb machine virtually eliminated vibration, and when we jointed 6'-long boards, that heft kept it from tipping, even without being clamped or bolted down.
A nice little perk: The G0725 comes with a huge chip-collection bag that empties easily.

Detailed Ratings

3.8
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

3

Ease of Use

3

Value

5

Reader Reviews

Don't buy Grizzly!

Review Summary

Bought it less then a year ago. It had to sit in the box for a while while I transferred to a new base. Finally got to set it up which was easy till the test. The blade was off. The side closer to the fence was cutting high. By looking at the instructions I figured it would be easy to adjust. Wrong! The cap screws were frozen. Three of them turned no problem but I couldn't get the rest to budge. Since it is still under warranty (at the time of writing this) I contacted Grizzly for help.
They were more then happy to give me advise. The said first try heating them but don't use a flame. If that doesn't work they said to use a hammer and chisel. They acknowledged that this method would tear up the cap screws but were kind enough to provide me with the information on the screws so I could go by new ones. Really? And what's the warranty for. Needles to say I now have a good anchor if anyone needs one for their boat.

Detailed Ratings

2.5
out of 5

Performance

1

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

1

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