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Forum topic by rusty2010 posted 11-29-2015 01:36 PM 597 views 1 time favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-29-2015 01:36 PM

Has anyone purchased Jointer blades from
I need mew knives for a Craftsman 6” Jointer and there’s cost $16.00 for a set of 3
Sounds good but ya never know. Thanks for any input.

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#1 posted 12-01-2015 04:25 PM

I have not used them but have used Global Tooling & Supply very pleased with the quality and price.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#2 posted 12-01-2015 04:44 PM

You can get Powertec knives off Amazon for around $15. I’ve never used them, but others seem to have been satisfied with them. Freuds are about $25-$30. Free shipping if you are a Prime member… or get a dial indicator set along with them to push you over that $35 limit for free shipping :)

Everyone with a jointer needs a dial indicator!


PS: You can also probably have your existing knives sharpened, or sharpen them yourself. Around here they get about $1 an inch, so for 3 six inch knives, that would be about the same as set of new ones. I typically will buy a new set and have the old ones sharpened so I have a spare set ready to go.

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#3 posted 12-01-2015 05:48 PM

Holbren and global tooling are two good sources for jointer knives. It’s still pretty cheap to replace jointer knives, and they seem to be of good quality.

Also check out the Snap-Check from for setting jointer knives.

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#4 posted 12-02-2015 12:29 AM

Thank you everyone for your help. I talked to My ad felt confident therefore I ordered a set. I will let you know how it works out.

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#5 posted 12-02-2015 07:40 AM

You can get Powertec knives off Amazon for around $15. I ve never used them, but others seem to have been satisfied with them.

- MrUnix

I have bought the Powertech knives from Amazon for my 6” Ridgid jointer. I thought they were a nice product and would buy again.

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#6 posted 12-02-2015 12:06 PM

I used to agonize over knives. Why would two knives that look identical and be made from the same steel be priced so differently? I, too have bought Powertec and have no complaints. I think they’re all pretty much the same. At least the popular options with feedback.

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