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Ridgid 6 1/8" Jointer

Product Info

Brand
Ridgid
Model
JP0610
Approximate Price
$600.00

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Motor: 1 HP Induction, 12/6 Amp, 120 / 240V AC
Cuts per Minute: 15,000
Knives: Three, HSS
Bed Length: 45" (1143 mm)
Weight with Cabinet: 213 lbs.
Planing Width: 6-1/8"
Maximum Depth of Cut/Pass: 1/8"
Rabbet: 1/2"

Editor review

Ridgid 6 1/8" Jointer 2011-11-11 22:07:06 WOOD Magazine
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Performance 
 
5.0
Features 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Value 
 
5.0
WOOD Magazine Reviewed by WOOD Magazine    November 11, 2011
Last updated: December 21, 2011
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Plenty of power and clean cuts

This model shows surprising power and produces good cuts that need little cleanup. The depth scale proves the easiest to read and use, but the tiny table locks on the rear of the machine are tough to use. The large rubber-coated knob on the fence makes lateral adjustments easy, but we banged our knuckles on it when edge-jointing stock.

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User reviews

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Overall rating 
 
4.9
Performance 
 
4.5  (2)
Features 
 
5.0  (2)
Ease of Use 
 
5.0  (2)
Value 
 
5.0  (2)
 
Ridgid 6 1/8" Jointer 2013-07-04 13:57:49 Daniel Lavoie
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Performance 
 
5.0
Features 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Value 
 
5.0
Daniel Lavoie Reviewed by Daniel Lavoie    July 04, 2013
Last updated: July 07, 2013
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Very impressive jointer

I recently purchased this jointer and I am very impressed. The cuts are very smooth and true. It took a little while to assemble and set-up but once that tedious chore was completed I was able to begin. Some of the factory adjustments needed to be recheck and changed. The most tedious task was setting the blades (a jointer jig would have been helpful). Overall, I am very pleased. The flat beds has allowed me to shape and cut warp, bowed and twisted wood to usable boards. It is very top heavy and I prefer my power tools be portable so I will have to purchase an after market mobile base since it isn't movable.

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Ridgid 6 1/8" Jointer 2012-05-21 20:59:19 Randy
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Performance 
 
4.0
Features 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Value 
 
5.0
Randy Reviewed by Randy    May 21, 2012
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Great bang-for-the buck

Overall this is a great tool...I give it 4 stars on performance because the chips tend to clog up even with a dust collector attached. This condition requires removing the hose and using a dowel to rake the clog out, which is aggravating. I'm going to try waxing the chute and hope this improves the chip extraction. I believe this jointer is made by Emerson Electric and is similar to the old Craftsman jointers that were/are in countless home workshops. The Ridgid model was improved with center mounted fence, and other upgrades. I paid less than $400 several years back, and felt it was the best jointer value I could find.

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