Grizzly 6" Jointer

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Grizzly
Model:
G0452Z
Price:
$725

Description

The latest addition to Grizzly's family of jointers has some of the most remarkable features found anywhere. Starting from the ground up: built-in "kick-stand" mobile base (just push the lever down, push the machine where you want it and kick the lever back up!), built-in dust chute with 4" dust collection hood, quick-adjusting lever on the infeed table, fine control handwheel on the outfeed table, positive stop at 1/8" on the infeed table, large 5" x 35" cast iron fence, rack & pinion fence adjustment, & an easy access switch with a removable safety key.

• Motor: 1.5 HP, 110V, single-phase
• Maximum stock width: 6"
• Maximum depth of cut: 1/8"
• Maximum rabbeting capacity: 1/2"
• Cutterhead: Spiral with indexable carbide inserts
• Cutterhead diameter: 2-1/2"
• Cutterhead speed: 4800 RPM
• Table size: 6" x 46"
• Table height from floor: 32-1/2"
• Fence size: 5"H x 35"L
• Fence adjustment: positive stops @ ± 45° & 90°
• Overall dimensions: 46" L x 27-1/2" W x 37-1/4" H
• Approximate shipping weight: 270 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

spiral cutterhead, dead-flat tables

Review Summary

This is one of two models, out of ten tested, with a perfectly flat bed and fence. The spiral cutterhead proved both a blessing and a curse. Its durable carbide cutters performed exceptionally on figured wood, might last for years, and create small chips—even when face-jointing—which won’t clog a dust chute. But its cutterhead bogs down easily in cuts 1/16" or deeper, and jointed surfaces require additional smoothing.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

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