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Model#: PWMN1791787

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Powermatic 1791787 Low Profile Riving Knife

  • Powermatic 1791787 Low Profile Riving Knife
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The Powermatic 1791787 is a Low Profile Riving Knife for Powermatic 2000 Table Saw. The riving knife rises and lowers with the blade, thus maintaining very small clearance between itself and the blade. This helps prevent rotational kickback, by keeping the kerf from binding when it has cleared the blade. The low profile knife sits just below the top of the blade, and doesn't require removal when doing non-through cuts
  • Rises and lowers with the blade, thus maintaining close blade/knife distance
  • Helps prevent binding and kickback
  • Remains installed for non-through cuts
  • Low Profile Riving Knife - 1791787


Length: 9.33 in.
Width: 6.33 in.
Height: 0.25 in.
Net Weight: .65 lbs.



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Would you recommend?
Yes (4)
Easy To Use (5)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Needed a low profile riving knife
Powermatic should have included this as standard equipment considering the price of the 2K Table Saw. Works well, and complements the larger riving knife guard combo.
December 20, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Always in my saw now
This is in my saw all the time now. I only take it out to use my dado stack. The only drawback is the stock guard is not compatible with this knife.
October 18, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Low profile riving knife
For years I didn't use a riving knife on my table saw until I had a piece of lumber thrown back me. So, I put this low profile knife on and wow what a difference, I would never again use the saw without it. Really makes using the saw a lot more enjoyable now than it was before. Ill pay more attention to safety now than I did before as well .
October 8, 2013
Easy To Use
riving knife
great product for the PM saw
December 21, 2014
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Good safety addition
Very good for partial ripping where the full riving knife and blade guard cannot be used. I needed to grind off the highest 3/32 of an inch so it matched the height of my ripping blade. Not a big job to do but necessary to prevent needing to tip up a partial ripped board to ride over the riving knife.
May 12, 2014

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Will this fit my JET #JWTS-10JF
DIY doer on Jan 20, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The answer is yes. The saw comes with a low profile knife.
I have a JTAS-10 model table saw.Do you make a riving knife to fit that model?
Jack on Jan 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The correct riving knife for this saw is model 708683. To order this item, please call our sales department at 1-866-577-3014.
I have a model 66 table saw, will this fit my saw?
todd on Jul 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Powermatic 1791787 is made specifically to fir the PM2000 table saws.
I have a model 64B Powermatic saw. Do you have a thin kerf riving knife for this model? If so how can I order one?
Tony on May 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Please contact the manufacturer direct at 1-800-274-6848 for parts and accessories
Will this fit and work with the PM1000?
None on Feb 3, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No. this riving knife will not work. The model number for the correct knife is 1791793. Upon your request, we can special order this accessory with the purchase of this saw. Please note that we are having a 15% off sale coming up. For more information on placing an order please contact Raymond Charles at 1-866-577-3014 ext: 27108 or