Woodtek - 8-in. Jointer 907064The table on the 8-in. jointer from Woodtek is adjusted with a handwheel, and the table-lock lever is small.
The author selected 11 commonly available 8-in. jointers ranging in price from $650 to $1,350, all with either a 1-1/2-hp or 2-hp motor, and evaluated the beds, tables, fences, knives, and ease of making adjustments for each. The Woodtek’s table is adjusted with a handwheel, and the table-lock lever is small. The fence-locking lever is in back and tended to slip, causing the fence to get hung up. The knives arrived knicked and had to be honed before using.