Grizzly   |  Model: G0609X
12" Jointer w/ Spiral Cutterhead
Price: $2,995.00
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Grizzly G0609X - 12" Jointer w/ Spiral Cutterhead

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Since the introduction of our extremely popular G0490, we have been flooded with requests to make a larger version. Well, the wait is over. This 12" Parallelogram Jointer will set the standard for jointers for years to come. Having front-mounted handwheels, a 83-1/2" bed, a top-mounted magnetic switch, extra large fence and a stand built to withstand combat, you know this machine will take every task in stride! This beast weighs almost half a ton so you know how well it's built. If you want one of the best 12" Jointers on the market today, just place your order and we'll deliver it fast. CSA certified meeting CSA C22.2 #71.2-08 and UL 987-7 standards!


  • Motor: 3 HP, 230V, single-phase, 15A
  • Precision-ground cast iron table
  • Table size: 12-3/4" x 83-1/2"
  • Floor to table height: 31-11/16"
  • Maximum depth of cut: 1/8"
  • Rabbeting capacity: 3/4"
  • Cutterhead diameter: 3-7/8"
  • Cutterhead: Spiral with indexable carbide inserts
  • Cutterhead speed: 4300 RPM
  • Switch: Magnetic with thermal overload protection
  • Fence stops at 45°, 90°, and 135°
  • Approximate shipping weight: 1056 lbs.


  • Parallelogram table movement
  • Pedestal-mounted switch controls
  • Center-mounted fence
  • Fine handwheel control
  • Infeed and outfeed tables have front-mounted handwheels for convenient table height adjustment
  • 5" dust port
  • Serpentine belt and pulleys
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14 Customer Reviews (4.7 out of 5 stars): Sign in to write a review

Just as Described in the Grizzly Catalog 2/20/2018

I ordered the G0609X 12" Jointer with Spiral Cutterhead in May of 2017, anticipating delivery in July because it was out of stock. As expected it was delivered at the end of July. The crated jointer weighed nearly 1000 pounds but the delivery driver brought it up my driveway and put it right in my shop. It was well packaged and everything looks like I expected. I have a small shop and had used a Craftsman 6.25" jointer for 25 years. I had decided to replace it with an 8" jointer but when I saw the 609X I realized that for a few hundred dollars more I could get a 12" jointer. I thought maybe it would be overkill but eventually decided to go with this one. I'm glad I did. The 12" width comes in handy as soon as you have anything wider than 8" and the nearly 7' length pays off as soon as you want to edge joint anything longer than 4 or 5 feet. The spiral cutterhead is quite, sharp and maybe a little scary at the end of a wide board face cut. The jointer itself is massive and seems to be built very well. The outfeed table was perfectly adjusted to cutterhead height on delivery. The infeed table is perfectly co-planar with the outfeed table. The fence was dead-on square with the tables. The depth adjustment handle is a little bit of a reach but that is not an issue. I was concerned that the switch support would be wobbly but it is constructed of substantial tubular steel and is bolted into the back of the cast steel making it quite steady. I have not tested the parallelogram adjustments but the entire device feels strong so I'm guessing that part is OK, too. I bought an automatic feeder to help me keep my hands and arms away from the cutterhead but have not installed it yet. I've had this machine for around 6 months now and I am very happy with it so far. I would buy it again. This is my fifth or sixth stationary grizzly tool and I'm overall happy with them. I recommend this product to anyone who has room and a potential use for it. I found that 8.25 inch material shows up more often than I expected. Grizzly doesn't seem to have a mobile base for it but that will not be difficult to build. The push blocks are essentially the same as the ones I had for the 6.25" Craftsman jointer and they seem a little small for this one. You'll probably be making some bigger ones for this jointer.

matt S

Only been able to run a few boards through it but so far so good. Had to deal with inept people at the freight company, and when I finally got the jointer it had a bad motor that kept tripping the breaker. Spent 2 hours on the phone with Grizzly troubleshooting and they were very helpful. New motor came and now it works just fine.


I bought the machine a month ago and so glad I did. It is a great and persice machine.

Top of the line 8/20/2017

Buying this machine has been a game changer for me. Its truly a prosuction machine

Really what I have been wanting for years. Big strong and very easy to operate. 8/18/2017

Have had it in my shop for about a month and have already put more than 11 hours on it .


I don't know yet. I broke my ankle just before the tool arrived. Its still sitting on the pallet.

Lou I
Love it. 8/12/2017

Both it on sale despite back order and it was worth the wait. Delivery was an issue as I live on a dead end street so I had to pick it up at trucking company site. Good neighbors with tractors helped get it into shop. All factory settings seemed on spec. No adjustments needed.

Robert C
Jointer 6/5/2017

Product works great, it's a little to heavy for the mobile base though


All around good joiner cuts beautiful however the fence is hard to square and goes out of square after moving it in and out

chaza J

This jointer is very good... we first start strange sound came up .... but when I read the catalog carefully I found out that I should take care of the belt
And now the machine is working perfectly...

highly recommend. 6/1/2017

heavy, powerful, and vibration free. upgraded from an 8" jointer. this machine should be able to handle anything.

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