Powermatic 1791279DXK 54A Jointer

Powermatic 1791279DXK 54A Jointer

The Powermatic 1791279DXK 54A Jointer offers a cutter-head with the Quick Set knife system. In addition, the Powermatic 1791279DXK ensures durability with the  heavy duty construction. With those benefits, it can achieve high levels of accuracy when performing flat, straight surfaces for stylish projects. It is also designed and constructed to last for years of powerful performance.

With the auto-set knives feature, it aligns itself in the cutter-head for a speedy knife change. It also comes equipped with extra large infeed and outfeed tables that are mounted on the dovetailed ways, and both tables have a built-in rabbeting ledge as well. The fence is 30 inches in length with positive stops at 90 degrees and 45 degrees right and left. The infeed table offers a fine and quick adjustment lever for quick set-ups with the precision controlled depth of cut.


Also offered is the easy to read scale on the front side of the infeed table, which allows quick and precise setting of specific cut changes. A finger-operated gib screw feature that locks the table in position once it is set. Additionally, the jointer is equipped with a heavy steel stand that features a powerful motor with a non-slip V-belt drive for maximum performance. Finally, a 4 inch dust port offers easy connection to any dust collection system.

Powermatic Cutterhead

Powermatic 1791279DXK 54A Jointer Key Features

  • The cutterhead features three auto-set knives that automatically align themselves in the cutterhead
  • 66″ long adjustable infeed and outfeed tables provide more working surface
  • Fine/quick adjustment lever on infeed table for precision cuts
  • Extra-long 38″ two-way tilting fence with positive stops provides quick positioning for 90° or bevel cuts
  • Enlarged sheet metal stand provides a sturdy base
  • 1HP motor offers plenty of power
  • Built-in ledge for 1/2″ rabbeting capacity
  • Center-mounted fence controls deliver convenience
  • Push button switch is lockable to prevent accidental starting
  • 4″ port for dust collection
  • Standard Equipment:
  • 1HP TEFC Motor
  • Two push blocks
  • Dust collection port
  • Cutterhead guard
  • Industrial push-button switchSet of three high-speed, heat-treated auto-set steel knives

Powermatic 1791279DXK 54A Jointer SpecificationsPowermatic 1791279DXK 54A Jointer feature

  • Number of Knives: 3
  • Standard Knife Size (L x W x T): 6-1/6″ x 3/4″ x 5/64″
  • Cuts Per Minute: 18,000 CPM
  • Cutter-head Speed (RPM): 6,000 RPM
  • Cutting Capacity (W x D): 6″ x 1/2″
  • Table Size (L x W): 66″ x 7-1/4″
  • Table Height from Floor: 31-1/2″
  • Infeed Table Length: 32-1/2″
  • Outfeed Table Length: 32-1/2″
  • Rabbeting Capacity: 1/2″
  • Rabbeting Ledge: 9″ x 2-1/2″
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    • Size of Fence: (L x H): 38 x 4″
  • Fence Tilt: 45 degrees Forward, 45 degrees Backward
  • Fence Positive Stops: 45 degrees, 90 degrees, -45 degrees
  • Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required: 600 CFM
  • Dust Port Outside Diameter: 4″
  • Power: 1 HP
  • Motor Phase: 1
  • Motor Voltage: 115/230 Volt
  • Prewired Voltage: 115 Volt
  • Motor Current: 13/6.5 Amps
  • Recommended Circuit Size: 20/10 Amps
  • Warranty: 5 years
  • Price: $1,019.99

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