Sometimes, you just need a jointer planer combo. Not a separate jointer and a separate planer machine, but a jointer planer combo.
Whether you are a hobbyist or a small workshop owner, you need small machines and few machines if possible, in order to make your workshop as spacious as possible. That is why the idea of a combination of a jointer machine and a planer machine is very good.
Today, we’ll be analyzing some of the best jointer planer combo’s so that you can determine the one that’s adequate for use in your wood workshop.
Jet JJP-10BTOS 10-inch Benchtop Jointer Planer Combo
The Jet JJP-10BTOS 10-inch Benchtop Jointer Planer combo is one of the best jointer planer combo you can ever get your hands on. It packs a lot of special features which are usually found only on big floor models.
Here are some of the many features you need to know about the Jet JJP-10BTOS 10-inch Benchtop Jointer Planer combo
Here are some of the features of the JJP-10BTOS 10-inch benchtop planer combination.
Two in One Design to Maximize Space
Jet JJP-10BTOS 10-iche Benchtop Jointer Planer combo is designed in a special way to maximize space but not to lack on efficiency. With this jointer planer combo in your home workshop, you save the space for two machines, because it is both a benchtop planer and a benchtop jointer in one machine.
Also, you don’t have to worry about the precision of this jointer planer because the jointing and planing tables are both locked which guarantee that the machine will produce a very fine and precise cut every time.
Fast Speeds and a Variety of Cutting Depths for Versatility
What better jointer planer combo machine will you rather have than one with a very good cutting speed? The Jet JJP-10BTOS 10-inch Benchtop Jointer Planer combo comes with a cutting speed of 18000 c.p.m, and it has a maximum cutting width of 10 inches.
The Jet JJP-10BTOS 10-Inch benchtop Jointer Planer is a very versatile machine. That is why it is able to handle any kind of wood working job whether big or small. It boasts a jointer maximum cut depth of 1/8 inch and a planer maximum cut depth of 0.08 inch.
It can also be easily transformed from a benchtop planer to a standing configuration in order to suit the user in whatever task it is needed for.
Powerful 13 Amp Motor and Two High-Speed Knives
In terms of power, the JJP-10BTOS jointer planer combo is up to the task. It comprise a 13 amp motor which provides steady performance for different kind of cutting operations. It also comprises two high-speed steel knives which are used for making cuts and they are very precise and smooth.
Oversized Ergonomic Knobs
The JJP-10BTOS jointer planer combo comes with oversized ergonomic knobs which are extremely necessary for safety reasons. They give you very easy access to the controls while you are working, which helps to avoid errors caused by a slippery grip, and saves time that might have been wasted hunting for buttons or switches that are hard to see.
Stable and Accurate Jointing and Planing
The machine consists of a very strong and accurate extruded fence which can be angled up to a 45 degrees direction to produce a very accurate and stable jointing process. In addition, the planer is also equipped with a scale and pointer which helps to indicate the distance between the cutter head and the planer table, to ensure a very accurate work. There’s also cord wrap which is used to ensure that there are no dangling plugs and wires in order to prevent accidents and for easy portability.
Sheet Metal Outfeed Table for Tackling Long Work Pieces
The JJP-10BTOS benchtop jointer planer combo includes a sheet metal outfeed table equipped with height adjustment which is capable of handling different material sizes.
Jet JJP-8BT 8-Inch Benchtop Jointer Planer Combo
The Jet JJP-8BT 8-Inch benchtop jointer planer combo have same features as the Jet JJP- 10BTOS 10-Inch benchtop jointer planer combo but it’s different in terms of it’s cutting width.
While the former has a cutting width of 10, the JJP-8BT boasts an 8 inch cutting width.
However, like the former, if you’ve got a small workshop with a very limited space and you are looking for a portable jointer and planer combo to handle your jointing and planing jobs, then the Jet JJP-8BT is a very good choice.
It is equipped with features which are only available on big floor models. It consists of a powerful 13 amp motor just like the Jet JJP- 10BTOS and precision adjustment knobs. There are other high profile features associated with this jointer planer combo that makes it suitable for doing a good job.
Grizzly G0675 10-Inch Jointer Planer Combo
The Grizzly G0673 jonter planer combo is made by Grizzly Industrial, Inc. It’s a very sturdy machine, weighing about 350 pounds which means it does not vibrate all over the place like some other machines.
It consists of head sliding rails and fully adjustable gab plates which makes it suitable for producing very smooth and seamless finishes.
Rikon 25-010 10-Inche Jointer Planer combo
The Rikon 25-010 jointer planer comprise a cutter head with a 2-1/2 diameter and knives which spin at a speed of 4800 RPM and delivers 14,400 cuts every minute of its spin. The fence extrusion is made of very strong aluminum which can be tilted to an angle of 45 degrees and it can also be quickly to 90 degrees with the aid of a simple adjustable knob.
The outfeed table can easily be removed with easy to operate flip levers when changing from jointing mode to planing mode. To remove the fence, simply turn the spring operating lever.
The dimension of the infeed and outfeed tables are both 19-3/4 inch. The Rikon 25-010 jointer planer combo is a very powerful jointer planer combination and it’s a suitable addition to any wood working workshop.