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Type of machine

Jointer Planer Combo

Manufacturer

Holzmann

Designed in

Austria

Production status

New

Prices from

1490 €

Specifications
Jointing width: 260 mm Power: 1800 W
Max jointing depth: 3 mm Tables length: 1050 mm
Type of Cutters: 2 Blades Fence Tilt: 90-45 °
Fence length: 610 mm
Planer width: 254 mm Power: 1800 W
Max depth of cut: 2 mm Table length: 480 mm
Max workpiece height: 160 mm Feed rate(s): 8m/min
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The Holzmann HOB260ABS is the lowest priced jointer planer combo made by Holzmann. It has a unique integrated dust collector not often seen on these machines. Holzmann will be upgrading this model some time in 2021 with better feed rollers and an integrated wheel kit.

Build quality and Tables 

Given the low price, some sacrifices have been made in terms of build quality. For example, the tables are made of a cast alloy, rather than the heavier cast iron ones found on more expensive machines. 

However, you still get a heavier and more substantial machine than most lightweight machines sold at this price range, like the Metabo HC 260.

Cutterblock and blades 

The HOB260ABS only has two standard, resharpenable HSS-Steel blades. This is not a problem, but some alternatives, like Holzmann’s own HOB260ECO have three blades, which generally leads to better finishes. 

The machine also has a special lever for disengaging the infeed rollers.

Built-in dust collector 

One unique thing about the HOB260ABS is that it has an built-in dust collector, which is quite an innovative feature. Jointer planers generate many chips and shavings and can’t really be used without proper dust extraction. The chips are collected in a bag attached to the side of the machine. 

By integrating this feature in the machine itself, you can save quite a bit of space, which is great especially for small workshops. 

2021 Upgrades to the HOB260ABS 

There is news of an upgraded version being released in the summer of 2021, with the feed roller being swapped from a metal, serrated roller to rubber one. The new feed roller will leave less marks on the wood resulting in less need for a final sand. 

The new model will also have a built in moving device with a lifting function to help move the machine around the workshop. 

HOB260ABS Lifting Device
Machine Atlas Verdict

One of the most affordable stationary jointer planers. Can be a bit hit and miss in terms of quality control.

Value for money

B

Quality

C

What we don't like

  • Cast aluminium tables instead of cast iron ones
  • Only two blades where comparable models have 3
  • Not the best build quality

What we like

  • Excellent price to performance ratio
  • Built in dust extractor
  • Upcoming developments to the design

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Detailed Specifications

All the specs and options for the HOB260ABS Planer Thicknesser

General
Weight (standard configuration)91 kg
Motor
Motor Voltage230v / 415v Available
Extra Features and Options
UFE410FLEX Wheel BaseOption
Jointer
Jointing width260 mm
Max depth of cut3 mm
Tables length1050 mm
Type of cutters2 Blades
Fence length610 mm
Fence tilt90-45°
Planer
Planer Width254 mm
Max depth of cut2 mm
Table length480 mm
Max workpiece height160 mm
Feed rate(s)8m/min

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