The J|16 Jointer is the true heavyweight of jointers. The 16″ version features a total length of over 8 feet. The heavy cast-iron tables are supported by parallelogram adjusters and controlled through precision hand-wheel adjusters. The Laguna ShearTec cutter head is equipped with German carbide insert knives for maximum durability and quick replacement. The fence is a heavy casting supported by a large diameter shaft with rack and pinion movement for smooth, repeatable accuracy. The overhead control panel allows for quick, easy operation. The swing-away guard is easily adjustable and removable for knife replacements.