Powermatic 1285

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Powermatic Model 1285

A jointer is used to true a face of a board. A jointer alone cannot be used to make a board of even thickness. For this task, a thickness planer is used. Training is required in order to use this machine. NO ENDGRAIN ON THIS MACHINE.

Manufacturer's Specifications

Powermatic Model 1285 12" Jointer
Number of Knives 44
Standard Knife Size (L x W x T) (In.) 30 x 12 x 2
Cutterhead Speed (RPM) 5,000
Cutting Capacity (W x D) (In.) 11-3/4 x 3/4
Table Size (L x W) (In.) 84 x 12
Table Height from Floor (In.) 31-1/2
Fence Size (L x H) (In.) 47 x 5-1/2
Fence Tilt (Deg.) 45 Forward, 45 Backward
Fence Positive Stops (Deg.) 45, 90, -45
Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required (CFM) 800
Dust Port Outside Diameter (In.) 6
Motor Power (HP) 3
Motor Phase 1
Motor Voltage (V.) 230

The OEM manual can be found here: http://content.powermatic.com/assets/manuals/1791241_man_EN.pdf


Only wood may be used with the machine. NO ENDGRAIN ON THIS MACHINE.


Training is required to use this tool.