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Manufactured/Badged by:
Powermatic Machine Co.
McMinnville, TN; La Vergne, TN

True Manufacturer:
Powermatic Machine Co., McMinnville, TN; La Vergne, TN
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Jointer
Machine Size: 8"
Submitted By: Bill Nance
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: PM 60
Date of Manufacturer: 1957
Serial Number: 3451
Last Updated 8/22/2008 1:16:19 PM

No real story behind this machine that I know of, other than the seller says it came out of Sequoia High School in Redwood City, CA. I'd been looking for a nice vintage 8" jointer for some time, found one from a local OWWM member. He was kind enough to swap out the 3ph motor that was in it with a single phase 1.5hp Baldor he had available, and I had a replacement CH switch I could use directly. So I brought it home and put it straight into use. The mechanicals have all been fully cleaned/restored, and I may or may not get around to painting it some day. The pea green is apparently from among all of the earliest machines following the switch from grey.

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Comments: front side view
Source: my camera in my garage
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Comments: rear view
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Comments: dealer tag
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