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  • Powermatic 54A 6 in. 1-Phase 1-Horsepower 115/230V Deluxe Jointer with Quick Auto-Set Knives
Model#: PWMN1791279DXK

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Powermatic 54A 6 in. 1-Phase 1-Horsepower 115/230V Deluxe Jointer with Quick Auto-Set Knives

Model#: PWMN1791279DXK
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This 54A Jointer features the exclusive controlled chip cutterhead from Powermatic with three high-speed steel knives. Oversized infeed and outfeed tables are mounted on dovetailed ways and have a built-in rabbeting ledge. The fence is 38 in. in length with positive stops at 90 degrees and 45 degrees right and left. The fine and quick adjustment lever on the infeed table offers quick setups with precision-controlled depth of cut. The heavy steel stand features a powerful motor with a non-slip V-belt drive for maximum performance. The 4 in. dust port offers easy connection to any dust collection system.
  • 66 in. long adjustable infeed and outfeed beds mounted on dovetailed ways
  • Controlled chip cutterhead, a Powermatic exclusive, to control kickback
  • The cutterhead features three auto-set knives that automatically align themselves in the cutterhead
  • 38 in. extra-long fence
  • New fine and quick adjustment lever on infeed table for precision cuts
  • Enlarged sheet metal stand
  • Powerful 1 HP TEFC motor
  • Spring-loaded front guard and fixed rear guard
  • 4 in. dust collection port
  • Two-way tilting fence with positive stops at 45 degrees and 90 degrees
  • Conveniently center-mounted fence controls
  • Rabbeting ledge is built into tables
  • 54A 6 in. Deluxe Jointer - 1791279DXK
  • (3) High-Speed, Heat-Treated Auto-Set Steel Knives
  • Rout-R-Lift System
  • Dust Collection Port
  • Cutterhead Guard
  • Industrial Push-Button Switch


AC Voltage: 115/230V
Amperage: 13A/6.5A
Cuts Per Minute (CPM): 18000
Cutterhead Speed (RPM): 6000
Cutterhead Style: Standard
Dust Port: 4 in.
Fence Height: 4 in.
Fence Length: 38 in.
Fence Stops: 3
Fence Tilt (Front): 45 Degrees
Fence Tilt (Rear): 45 Degrees
Horsepower: 1
Knife Length: 6-1/16 in.
Knife Thickness: 5/64 in.
Knife Width: 3/4 in.
Max. Cut Capacity (Depth): 1/2 in.
Max. Cut Capacity (Width): 6 in.
Motor Phase: 1
No. of Knives: 3
PreWired Voltage: 115V
Rabbeting Ledge: 9 in. x 2-1/2 in.
Table Dimensions: 66 in. x 7-1/4 in.
Table Height: 31-1/2 in.


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  • 6 in. 1-Phase 1-Horsepower 115/230V Deluxe Jointer with Quick Auto-Set Knives


    Where do I find replacement blades for my Powermatic 54A??I would look into this before buying one.I can't find any on Amazon.
    Asked on 5/8/2015 by Husker Woodworker from North Platte,NE

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      We do sell the blades for this Jointer. The model number is J6-KQC.

      Answered on 6/3/2015 by Sonny from Lawrencville, GA
  • 6 in. 1-Phase 1-Horsepower 115/230V Deluxe Jointer with Quick Auto-Set Knives


    What is the "Rout R Lift". I see what looks like a foot pedal at the bottom of the base. Is this a self mobile base?
    Asked on 9/26/2014 by daneschilling from Leavenworth KS

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      Rout-R-Lift adds versatility to your Powermatic table saw by turning the extension table into a router table. Simply mount your router to the Rout-R-Lift and place it in the pre-cut hole of the extension table

      This jointer will not include a mobile base however the base is available as an optional accessory. That model number is 2042374. For additional questions, please contact Raymond Charles at 1-866-577-3014 ext: 27108.

      Answered on 2/24/2015 by Ray from Atlanta
  • 6 in. 1-Phase 1-Horsepower 115/230V Deluxe Jointer with Quick Auto-Set Knives


    What is the height of the jointer work surface?
    Asked on 12/17/2013 by Gary

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      Table Height from Floor is 31-1/2".

      Answered on 2/4/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
  • 6 in. 1-Phase 1-Horsepower 115/230V Deluxe Jointer with Quick Auto-Set Knives


    what i need to know is how to adjust the beds on this machine. i'm getting snipe on the left bed. also i've misplaced the instructions that came with the machine, i would like to be able to make a copy relating to this situation. thanks
    Asked on 1/3/2013 by help! ron from savanna, il. 61074

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Product Listing with Warranty Period

  1. • 90 Days – Parts; Consumable items; Light-Duty Air Tools
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  3. • 2 Year – Metalworking Machinery; Electric Hoists, Electric Hoist Accessories; Woodworking Machinery used for industrial or commercial purposes.
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