Steel City 6" Benchtop Jointer

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Steel City
Model:
40610CH
Price:
$300

Description

* Patented Helical Head: Helical cutterhead has indexable HSS inserts for a superior finish, longer cut time, and quieter operation
* Conveniently-located 2.5" Dust Port: Provides more efficient dust collection than an open or partially enclosed stand unit
* Includes universal 12 Amp, 115V, 60Hz Motor. Helical cutterhead, cutterhead guard, tilting fence, pulleys, 2.5" dust port, push blocks, and user manual with parts list

WOOD magazine review

Insert cutterhead

Review Summary

The 40610CH boasts a feature not found on any other benchtop jointer: a segmented insert cutterhead. The replaceable high-speed-steel inserts—each with two cutting edges—can be rotated to a fresh edge should one get nicked. We found its cut quality good if we limited cuts to less than 1/8" deep. The quietest among these units, it lacks the high-pitched whine common to many universal motors. With a cast-iron table and aluminum fence, the 40610CH weighs 50 lbs.

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Detailed Ratings

3.8
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

3

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