B3NCH, 8 in. Model 707400. JET B3NCH 8 in. Combination benchtop jointer and planer provides a 2-in-1 machine to maximize workspace. Compact benchtop design fits conveniently in smallshop environments. What is the best, and most affordable bench jointer? This topic is vastly important to me, as I have need of a jointer and planer basically as soon as I can find one I can afford. If you can only have one, would it be the planer or the jointer?
I will also be looking for a benchtop planer soon, and am considering the newer DeWalt 734 12. I think the solution to my problems for the foreseeable future will be some mixture of the TS jig, handplanes, a benchtop planer, and possibly the cheapo benchtop jointer. Craftsman -7.5 amp 4-1/8 Bench Top Planer/Jointer (21789) See more about Craftsman and Benches. 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.
I decided last night that I could not live without a jointer for a gate project I am working on but did not want to spend the money on a larger jointer as my wife just started her own business last year so I did some searching and came across this little guy on sale at sears. I have a DeWalt 7491RS table saw and it’s good enough for my needs so far. I thought about returning it and getting a SawStop, but the one I want. Handheld PlanersThickness PlanersJointer PlanersPortable PlanersBenchtop Planers.
When You Need A Benchtop Jointer
After your boards are flat, then the jointer can be used to straighten and square edges (Guard removed for photo). A flattened board is placed on the planer table (bed) and pushed in.