1285 Jointer, 3HP 1PH 230V


This 12" jointer offers big capacity and performance in a machine that is loaded with features. Large center-mounted fence assembly adjusts easily via rack and pinion system with ram lock. Preset stops on the fence body allow for fast angle set-up at 45° in and out, and a positive stop for perfect 90° angles. The parallelogram design keeps the table in close proximity to the cutterhead for improved finish and allows for a fast depth of cut adjustment. This design also ensures the tables remain perfectly parallel even after years of tough duty. Choose either the standard three-knife cutterhead or the solid steel Helical cutterhead. The helical system makes fast work of knife changing and never needs adjustment.


Rack and pinion adjustable cast iron fence assembly for smooth fence positioning without play
Parallelogram design for close table-to-cutterhead proximity and fast depth of cut adjustments
Large 84" x 12" table surface for heavy-duty work
Table "lips" on both sides of cutterhead aid in noise reduction
Full size rabbeting ledge supports large workpieces for rabbets up to 3/4" deep
3HP motor provides plenty of power
Standard Equipment:
Cutterhead guard
Heavy duty fence
Dust port
Push blocks
Tool kit


Number of Knives
Standard Knife Size (L x W x T) (In.)
12 x 1-3/16 x 1/8
Cuts Per Minute
Cutterhead Speed (RPM)
Cutting Capacity (W x D) (In.)
11-3/4 x 3/4
Table Size (L x W) (In.)
84 x 12
Table Height from Floor (In.)
Rabbeting Capacity (In.)
Fence Size (L x H) (In.)
47 x 5-1/2
Fence Tilt (Deg.)
45 Forward, 45 Backward
Fence Positive Stops (Deg.)
45, 90, -45
Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required (CFM)
Dust Port Outside Diameter (In.)
Motor Power (HP)
Motor Phase
Motor Voltage (V.)
230 only
Recommended Circuit Size (Amps.)