Sponsored: Spiral cutterheads are quieter, require less energy to operate and leave a smoother finish, especially when it comes to figured woods. Sheartak Tools manufactures spiral cutterheads for planers and jointers, including Grizzly, King Canada, Busy Bee, RIKON, General, Powermatic, Oliver, Jet, Woodmaster, RIDGID, Steel City, Mastercraft, Makita, Dewalt, Ryobi, Hitachi, SCM, Felder, Metabo, Robland and many more. A stockist of spiral cutterheads for more than 800 machines is available. Sheartak even manufactures to custom sizes from 25mm to 2100mm in cutting length, and 38mm to 480mm in diameter for any machine. Contact them for a free quote. Visit Sheartak.com for more information.
The BYRD and Sheartak heads take more power than a straight Knife
only the Felder Silent Power with 2 rows in a spiral configuration take up to 40% less power than a straight knife