Model#: PWMN1791315

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Powermatic 209HH-1 20 in. 1-Phase 5-Horsepower 230V Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead

  • Powermatic 209HH-1 20 in. 1-Phase 5-Horsepower 230V Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead
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For freight deliveries, you have the option of adding a liftgate to your delivery. A liftgate is the device that lowers a product from the truck to ground level.

CPO recommends adding liftgate service for freight deliveries exceeding 100 lbs if you do not have a loading dock or fork lift at the delivery address. Additional charges may apply. The liftgate option will be presented during the checkout process.

Please note that liftgate service only ensures the product is removed from the truck. We recommend you have the additional help of two to four people to move the product to its desired location because drivers are not required to assist.

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The heavy-duty 209HH-1 Planer offers performance and value, and is loaded with standard features not found on other machines in its class. The powerful 5 HP motor and 20 in. planing capacity will handle the most demanding work. The 5 in. dust port connects easily to any dust collector. The Byrd Shelix Helical cutterhead is sharpened on four sides, allowing for indexing at a speed of 5,000 RPM. Anti-kickback fingers and pressure bar are located in close proximity to the cutterhead for an exceptional finish. Solid cast-iron base, table and head are designed for production. A 2-speed oil bath gearbox transmits full power to feed rollers and facilitates fast speed changes at 24 and 31 FPM. The gearbox can be changed to 4-speed with the included gear to run lower speeds of 16 and 20 FPM.
  • The Byrd Shelix helical cutterhead and insert knives provide a smoother, quieter cut and a finer finish than conventional or spiral knife systems
  • 5 HP TEFC motor
  • 20 in. planing capacity
  • Fully enclosed base cabinet with integrated casters
  • Cast-iron table with extensions creates a big 55-1/2 in. x 20 in. working area
  • Four speeds: 24 and 31 FPM and 16 and 20 FPM with gear change
  • Feed rollers and cutterhead supported by full cast-iron head assembly
  • 209HH-1 20 in. Planer - 1791315
  • Byrd Shelix Planer Cutterhead


AC Voltage: 230V
Amperage: 28A
Cutterhead Diameter: 3-1/16 in.
Cutterhead Speed (RPM): 5000
Dust Port Size: 5 in.
Feed Rate - Moulding (FPM): 24
Feed Rate - Planing (FPM): 31
Horsepower: 5
Max. Material Thickness: 8 in.
Max. Planing Depth: 3/32 in.
Max. Planing Width: 20 in.
Min. Material Length: 6-3/4 in.
Motor Phase: 1
No. of Knives: 100
Operating Speed (CPM): 20000
PreWired Voltage: 230V



4.6 / 5.0
10 Reviews
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Stars
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (9)
No, I would not recommend this to a friend (1)
Powerful (8)
Easy To Use (6)
Value (1)
Best Uses
Frequent Use (1)
Large Projects (1)
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Damaged Product
The planer arrived damaged from the factory. The packaging the item was shipped in offered no support to protect the machine. When I called service, I spoke with a man by the name Bobby, he was rude and disrespectful. I own many Powermatic machines, I like them all, but not this planer and certainly not their support team. No respect whatsoever for the costumer. My planer arrived on 1/20 it is now 2/4 and it sits in my shop damaged, I can't get a repairman or an exchange.
February 4, 2014
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
The best machine in my shop.
I have surfaced approximately 800 board feet of hard maple so far with this machine. It is extremely quiet and easily has enough power to do the job. The inserts seem to be as sharp as they were new. It took about a third of the time that it was taking me with my other planer.
It is extremely heavy. You will need a forklift for loading. Once removed from the pallet, it is very easy to move around with the integrated casters in the base.
I am very pleased with this purchase. Easily the best machine in my shop.
April 2, 2014
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Excellent Investment in Quality
It took four strong men to unpack the jointer and lift it onto the mobile stand. The Powermatic mobile base is required unless yours will be stationary. The fit and finish is excellent. The cutter head required no adjustment - or alignment of any type. It has all the power you will ever require. If I had the need I would buy a second unit.
February 22, 2014
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Great Planer
Excellent Machine. Quiet, powerful, and easy to maintain. I definately reccomend spending the extra money on the helical cutting head. I teach high school wood shop and this machine can easily handle all of the abuse my students can throw at it.
October 18, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Large Projects
Typical Awesome Powermatic Ruggedness and Reliability.
Build quality is spot on. What you'd expect from Powermatic. Set up was basically attaching the in feed and out feed tables, the 5" OD Dust port , and the height adjustment wheel. There's wheels hidden under the cabinet so you can move it front to back, but not spin it. The in feed and out feed tables take a little time to level but it wasn't a big deal. You will need a buddy to help you set it up. You'll need several of them to get it into the shop. We used a forklift but not everyone has access to one of these. Plan ahead for the unload the best you can and you've got to assume that most freight trucks don't have a liftgate to lower one of these. It's very quiet machine. I've run the following through it: 700 BF of Goncalo Alves (Tigerwood), 500 BF of black Walnut, 1500 BF of Hard White Maple. The results were impressive. All of my Powermatic machines run just like this one: amazing.
May 29, 2017
5 months ago
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great planer
Great planer with powerful motor. Carbide cutter head makes a very smooth cut,
August 21, 2010
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Smoothest Purchase Ever / Fantastic Plane
Haven't had the planer long, have processed about 500bf through it so far and couldn't be happier. Shop is quieter, prepping lumber is easier and faster. Powermatic is the golf standard in planers, and this machine is everything I expected.

What I would really like to rave about is the fantastic and professional service I received from CPO. The gentleman that helped me was very nice, helpful and professional. Follow-up after the order was first rate. I ordered on Wed afternoon, the freight company called me Thursday morning, and the machine was delivered to my shop that Friday. I was expecting late the next week at the earliest. The freight company CPO contracted (Old Dominion) was first rate as well. I'll be using CPO again. Thanks.
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Awesome machine!
Only disappointing thing was that the byrd cutterhead, that cost almost $1000 extra, came badly callibrated, and I had to fiddle with the knives for like 2 hours trying to figure out which ones were out, and loosen and retighten. You'd think for that much money it would have been adjusted perfectly... There were even white out marks on some blades, like the tech was trying to figure out which knives were off, and then just gave up or something. Other than that, this planer is awesome. Super powerful, and super smooth. Love the pass back bars on the top. Having the extra width is definitely a huge benefit. The fact that it's on wheels is great as well.
October 5, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
What a machine !!!!!!
I just fired up my new 209HH 5hp planer with the Byrd-Shellx head. Getting it out of the significant all wood crate was the only problem I had. It took a strong son in law and an engine hoist to lift it off the pallet. Wiring was straight forward as I used #8 copper wire for the 40 amp circuit. I am now in the process of hooking up the exhaust to my vacuum.
I couldn't wait and planed a 3/4" piece of Pine from 3/4 to 1/2" came out from 0.500 to 0.497" over the length and width of the 12" board. A perfect surface - no tool marks. I might try and cut a few more boards before I try to fix the 0.003" discrepancy!!! The machine was as quiet as a hand held sander and no vibration.
The only mistake I made was not buying the 8" jointer during the sale. The CPO sales are the best. Thanks Powermatic for a wonderful tool.

Mr. Chips, Woodinville WA
December 18, 2014
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
I love this machine!
This is a truly great machine. I'm a retired contractor and use this to plane rough cut cypress for my farmhouse table business. It's very easy to use and amazingly quiet compared to my trusty old PM100 planer. Setup was simple enough and the fit and finish is very good. I have other PM machines that I've been using for over 40 years and their reliability is great. I have no doubt that this machine will be the same. The Byrd Shelix Cutterhead is a thing of beauty, and the key to it's smooth, quiet operation. I highly recommend this machine.
March 25, 2016

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How much does this weigh?
David on Jun 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Gross weight including shipping crate: 911 lbs
Net weight of machine: 801 lbs
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Does this planer have casters for portability?
Bob on Jul 16, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this product has casters built-in.


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