JET 708468K 8" Jointer PLUS Helical Head

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JET 708468K 8" Jointer PLUS Helical Head

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The 708468K includes:

  • 1x JET 708468K JJ-8HH 8" Jointer PLUS Helical Head


  • Helical cutterhead with indexable carbide inserts for a superior finish and quieter cut
  • Heavy-duty cast iron infeed and outfeed tables with precision machined finish
  • Two-way tilting fence with positive stops at 45° and 90° to handle bevel operations
  • Large, heavy-duty table adjustment handwheel has a locking knob for quick, easy and secure table height corrections
  • Built-in dust chute with 4" port connects to your collection system for efficient dust/chip disposal
  • Center fence controls are conveniently mounted to allow quick adjustments
  • Powerful 2HP motor easily handles the toughest jointing tasks
  • Heavy-duty, one-piece steel closed stand includes mounting tabs for increased stability

It's time to skip the hand tools and graduate to the JET JJ-8HH 8" long bed jointer. This beast boasts a helical insert cutterhead with staggered carbide inserts, yet its 2HP motor runs quietly and smoothly. Its exclusive front-mounted table adjustment handwheels make quick, easy and accurate corrections. An exclusive two-way tilting fence with positive stops at 45° and 90° make bevel operations smooth. Extra-long heavy-duty cast iron infeed and outfeed tables with precision-machined finish allow jointing of longer boards without tipping. Best of all, it comes with our JET industry-leading customer service professionals standing by to help from setup to output.

For all JET warranty issues, please visit thier warranty site.

Tech Specs:

  • Brand: JET
  • Model: JJ-8HH
  • MPN: 708468K
  • UPC: 662755955969
  • Type: Bed Jointer
  • Cutting Capacity (WxD/in): 8x1/2
  • Cutterhead Speed: 5500 RPM
  • Number of Knives: 36 four sided inserts
  • Table Height: 31-1/4"
  • Table Size: 66-1/2"x9"
  • Fence Size: 38-1/2"x4"
  • Fence Tilts: 45 degrees right and left
  • Fence Positive Stops: 45 degres left/right and 90 degrees
  • Dust Port Diameter: 4 OD/in
  • Dust Collection CFM Minimum: 350
  • Motor: 2 HP, Single Phase, 230 Volt, 12 Amps
  • Dimensions: 67"x26"x36"
  • Weight: 505 pounds
  • Package Qty.: 1

This item is covered by WMH's 5 Year Warranty and Jet's Red Assurance Protection Plan.

WMH Stands behind every product it sells with outstanding customer service and support. Their multitude of service repair centers offer quick turnarounds and most of the time they can authorize warranty repair, assist you in locating replacement parts, and perform routine maintenance and large repairs on your tools and machinery. To find a service center near you, please visit Jet's service center page.

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By Doug
Christiana, Tennessee
March 28, 2015
Great Jointer!
I love the helical head cutter. The cut is smooth and clean. There's sufficient power to handle the 8-inch width. And, this jointer is quieter than my old 6-inch jointer. The jointer came well packed and was easy to assemble using the enclosed instructions. I used a cherry picker (engine hoist) to lift the router table on top of the stand.
ProsThe jointer appears to be well made and designed. The helical head is provides a smooth, clean cut. The jointer is quieter than my old 6-inch machine. The 8-inch width is going to make my shop more productive.
ConsThe jointer should have included push blocks. I would also have appreciated a built in mobile base.

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