Model # 557

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Porter-Cable 7 Amp 3-3/8 in. Deluxe Plate Joiner
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Porter-Cable

7 Amp 3-3/8 in. Deluxe Plate Joiner

  • Powerful 7.5 Amp motor that delivers 10,000 RPM
  • Fence tilts 0 to 135 Degrees with positive stops at 90 Degrees
  • 3 year limited warranty
Was  $199.00
$169.00 /each

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The Porter-Cable 3-3/8 in. Deluxe Plate Joiner features a powerful 7.5 Amp motor that delivers 10,000 RPM. It comes with an array of standard equipment, including a 4 in. blade. It also has a versatile fence that tilts from 0 to 135 degrees with positive stops at 90 degrees.

  • Includes a 4 in. blade #5558, centering plate #888776, dust bag #883175, chip deflector #886490, Allen wrench #891869, carrying case and operating manual
  • 3-3/8 in. maximum cut width
  • 7-position rotating depth stop for FF, #0, #10, #20, simplex, duplex and max (#6) biscuits
  • Precise micro-height adjustment knob that retains accuracy at all angles
  • Convenient lock-on trigger
  • Spindle lock that enables easy blade changes
  • 3-year limited manufacturer warranty
  • 1-year free service contract with Porter-Cable
  • 90-day money-back guarantee
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Customer Questions & Answers

does it have a dust collection port?

Asked by: billc50
Yes. It hooks up to a bag (included) or a vac.
Answered by: bob
Date published: 2017-02-26

Is this a reconditioned unit?

Asked by: DBN
I got a new unit in the box.
Answered by: Granddad
Date published: 2016-10-25

does it have a 2" blade for ff biscuits

Asked by: bobtom
NO FF blade comes with the unit. Go to HD they sell them
Answered by: Granddad
Date published: 2016-10-25

What does the FF stand for related to the 2" blade size, i see in lots of comments?

Many of the owners/ woodworkers commented that this is the only brand that can accept a 2" blade for FF. What does this mean, and what type of project or application does this affect? I am looking to do a wide variety of projects including using it to make cabinets,, bookcases and table tops.
Asked by: ClaysDad
FF = Face Frame for 1-1/2" width, and up.
Answered by: Nolatoolguy
Date published: 2017-01-04
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7 Amp 3-3/8 in. Deluxe Plate Joiner is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 64.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not whst I expected Unit looks good, but I took the first one I got back, is it wobbled from the front left to the right back. You could look at the bottom and see it wasn't flat. Spent 2 bills on this, needs to be flat (am I right). Got second one after taking back first one, same thing, so I call Porter Cable customer Service to let them know what's going on. They told me it should be fine, and talked about the fence. I told them that's great if you use fence but unit was made to reference from bottom as well. Didn't seem concerned with problem, so let them know I was taking it back and would go to different manufacturer. Wasted about a whole month on this process. Not sure how well it worked as I never used the thing.
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Purchased this less than 9 months ago. One of the parts (150 on schematic) is plastic and broke.... Purchased this less than 9 months ago. One of the parts (150 on schematic) is plastic and broke. Porter Cable tells me they no longer have the part available, yet it's the model that's still being sold in the retail outlets. This is a REMARKABLY poor degree of support and even though this is the 2nd PC plate joiner I have owned (previous one went up in a garage fire!), and have thought both to work quite well, would not recommend that this product be purchased.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've been using a Porter Cable biscuit joiner for more than 16 years for various projects. Doesn... I've been using a Porter Cable biscuit joiner for more than 16 years for various projects. Doesn't get a ton of use, but always does the job when called upon. This week I dusted it off to build trim for an attic access panel in a 101yo home. Once again, it performed flawlessly. Strong tight joints every time.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Had been in search of a joiner for awhile. This product performs perfectly. Used it for the first... Had been in search of a joiner for awhile. This product performs perfectly. Used it for the first time to join boards at a 30 degree angle and they joined up flawlessly. Would definitely recommend this product to all, including persons with little experience in woodworking.
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tool! This tool works very well. Exceeded my expectations, and that is hard to do. I have used it several times already and am very pleased with the results. It costs more than some other brands, but if you want quality results you need quality tools. THIS IS A QUALITY TOOL!
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've been using this tool daily for over a month now.Excellent build quality along with precision... I've been using this tool daily for over a month now.Excellent build quality along with precision adjustments. Highly recommend this tool. The only con is like others said the dust collection gets clogged
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The instructions explained how to use the tool .The free... The instructions explained how to use the tool .The free shipping and delivery right to my door was great. The store in my location did not have the joiner on display.
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It is a good tool. I have used other brands and like this one better. It also has the extra set... It is a good tool. I have used other brands and like this one better. It also has the extra settings for face frame biscuits, etc. Always good to have options.
Date published: 2017-03-08
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