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Porter-Cable 557 Plate Joiner Kit

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The Porter-Cable 557 biscuit joiner is fully adjustable and uses standard and face frame biscuits. Height adjustment to raise and lower fence to accommodate work from 1/2" to 2-3/4" in thickness. Easy depth adjustment knob alters blade depth according to biscuit size including face frame biscuits. You can dial the precise angle of the joint from 0° to 90° in 1° increments. The preset standard miter fence allows perfect 90° and by turning the fence upside down perfect 45° angled joints.

Standard Equipment:

  • 557 Plate Joiner
  • 4" Carbide Tipped Blade
  • Centering Plate
  • Spanner Wrench
  • Dust Bag
  • Chip Deflector
  • Plastic Carrying Case


  • Rating: 120V AC
  • Amperage: 7.0
  • No-load RPM: 10,000
  • Blade Type: 6 Tooth 4" Carbide Tipped Blade
  • Height: 7"
  • Weight: 7-1/2 lbs


  • The 557 fence tilts from 0° to 135° with positive adjustable stop at 90°.
  • Precise micro height adjustment knob for perfect placement of biscuits.
  • Lock-on trigger.
  • Height scale accurate at any angle.
  • 7-position rotating depth stop for FF, #0, #10, #20, Simplex, Duplex and Max (#6) biscuits.
  • Spindle lock for easy blade changes.
  • Bale handle attached to fence – not motor – for greater stability and added control during cuts.
  • The 1" outer diameter dust port of the 557 joiner accepts standard bag or can be connected to a vacuum.

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