For squaring up rough lumber, reducing board size, and smoothing surfaces. 3 knife cutter-head. 2-speed gear box to change feed speed to optimize cuts per inch at 96 or 179 CPI. Fan-assisted chip ejection vacuums chips off of the cutter-head and exhausts them out of the machine. 19-3/4" cast aluminum base. Automatic carriage lock reduces the movement that causes snipe without the need for manual engagement by the user. Accepts 1/8" thru 6" thick stock. 15A, 10,000 RPM. Weight: 92 lb. Includes: Dust hose adapter and dust ejection chute.