Model # PJ7000

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Makita 6 Amp Plate Joiner
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Makita

6 Amp Plate Joiner

  • Leading power-to-weight ratio provides 11,000 rpm @ 5.5 lbs
  • Features 6 depth settings with 1-touch stops
  • Uses common biscuit sizes
$17900 /each

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Product Overview

Powerful and precise with a 6 Amp motor and 11,000 RPM, the Makita Plate Joiner cuts through a variety of wood quickly. The rack-and-pinion vertical fence system is engineered for accurate fence adjustments and the cast aluminum pivot fence has three positive stops at 0°, 45° and 90°. Easy to use with a ergonomic design for comfort, blade changes are quick and easy for less downtime. The blade diameter is 4 in. with a maximum cutting depth of 0.75 in. and there are six depth settings with 1-touch stops for the most common biscuit sizes including #0, #10 and #20.

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  • Powerful 6 Amp motor delivers 11,000 RPM for quick, precise cutting in a variety of wood
  • Designed for making strong plate joints in a minimum amount of time
  • Rack and pinion vertical fence system is engineered for accurate fence adjustments
  • Cast aluminum pivot fence with three positive stops at 0°, 45° and 90°
  • Slim and ergonomic body design for added comfort
  • 6 depth settings with 1-touch stops for the most common biscuit sizes, including #0, #10 and #20
  • Cast aluminum front body for added durability
  • Tool-less blade cover and shaft lock for fast and easy blade changes
  • Large and easy-to-operate cam locks for fence adjustments
  • Large top grip handle for improved handling
  • Non-marring rubber strip insert on shoe prevents material from slipping
  • Double insulated
  • Includes: plate joiner, 4 in. carbide tip blade for plate joiner, angle guide, dust bag, set plate, 3 in. x 3/4 in. steel locknut wrench and tool case
  • 1-year limited warranty
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Customer Questions & Answers

What is the vertical adjustment range on the vertical fence guide ?

Asked by: Anonymous
looks like 1&1/2" by the picture of the fence.
Answered by: HDcare
Date published: 2016-03-29

Does the Mikita come with a carrying case?

Asked by: KenB
yes
Answered by: jm
Date published: 2017-04-12

Does this joiner cut Face Frame size biscuit holes without blade changes?

Does this joiner cut Face Frame size biscuit holes without blade changes?
Asked by: John
Thank you for your question. Yes, the PJ7000 Plate Joiner has six depth settings with one-touch stops for most common biscuits sizes including #0, #10, and #20.
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2017-04-09

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What is the thickness range for boards that can be attached with this joiner?
Asked by: Colormeslim
The Makita PJ7000, 6 Amp Plate Joiner, has a Maximum Grooving Depth of 25/32 inches (20mm).
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2017-04-09
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Customer Reviews

6 Amp Plate Joiner is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I did a lot of shopping and reviewing of biscuit joiners before buying this one and glad I did! I... I did a lot of shopping and reviewing of biscuit joiners before buying this one and glad I did! I build furniture and this is one of the best choices I've made in tools! It's easy to use right out of the box. Has great safety features, which is good because this thing could cause serious damage. All the adjustments are easy and stays adjusted. If I could find one thing about it that could use some improvement is the bed is a wee bit short. A couple of times I didn't press down hard enough on it, or clamp it, and the blade shifted slightly during the cut. But that's more operator error. All in all it's a great tool and creates really accurate joints.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Makita Biscuit Joiner works great but without one issue. The power button is located in such ... The Makita Biscuit Joiner works great but without one issue. The power button is located in such a way that when you push the power button with the thumb, and move the machine in for the cut, the fingers will not let you go all the way. I think my hand is quite normal. I have to push the power button and then move my hand back to the back of the body to make the cut. That means I lock the power on and leave it on until I have made all my cuts. That seems to be the only issue that I can find. The machine is quiet and works great. I love having the nice case so I can put all the parts in and not have to figure out where I stored the attachments and blade changing tool..
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works as expected. Good tool... Works as expected. Good tool
Date published: 2017-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makita Plate Joiner Excellent tool very versatile to make wood jobs I recommended
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product great product
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Pleased I agree the dust collection could be better, however that is not important to me therefore I gave it 5/5. It is a solid machine with an reasonably accurate fence. It it not accurate to 1/64 as I only check to 1/32. It is all in your setup time. Check and recheck and you will get what you want...most of the time! I have thought about other machines at 3x cost but don't think it is worth it for the volume of work I do. I am pleased with my purchase after more than 4 years with it.
Date published: 2015-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High Quality Tool This is a very high quality tool. I have always had good results with Makita products so didn't even bother comparing prices with other brands. I bought this in store and was pleasantly surprised to see that they had several in stock. I decided that I needed this tool in the middle of a project so first went to the Farm and Fleet store near me as they have a good selection of power tools, only to learn that they had no flat plate joiners of any brand in stock. The Home Depot store added a few extra miles to my trip, but it was worth it. I will probably just go directly to Home Depot the next time I need a power tool as they usually have a good selection of brand name tools at competitive prices. The only suggestion I have to improve the tool would be to add a light at the index marker line as it can be a little hard to see. I have two Makita drills that have such a light, so I know that Makita could to it. BTW, I was very surprised to find that the dust/chip collection works very well, which is an added bonus.
Date published: 2016-06-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gets All Choked Up Joiner cuts well, but you only get to cut 3 or 4 slots and the chip ejection port clogs. Chip bag must be removed and chips poked out of the small passage. A real pain and a disappointment because Makita is usually my go-to brand. My recommendation for purchase and rating of "good" is qualified by the necessity of hooking up a vacuum dust/chip collection system. Adjustments and controls work fine.
Date published: 2016-04-28
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