CASTLE USA | TSM-22 Pocket Cutter

Clamp the stock, rout a pocket, and drill a pilot hole with a tap of the foot pedal with the TSM-22.

The Castle USA TSM-22 Pocket Cutter is their best-selling pocket hole machine – its design and durable build has made it a clear favorite among professionals in cabinet making, furniture making, and woodworking.

The TSM-22 creates fast, strong, stable butt joints, is easy to use, and requires minimal maintenance. Use the TSM-22 with composites, panel, hard or soft wood. Requiring minimal training, the TSM-22 uses standard 110V electric, and is ready-to-go upon delivery.

Why Castle USA TSM-22 Pocket Cutter?

  • Cuts the Castle low-angle pocket, for strong, stable, tight, and superior joints
  • Designed for professional, production joinery for maximum throughput of stackable parts
  • Low-angle pockets minimize the need for clamping during assembly
  • Cuts pocket and pilot hole in a single cycle, increasing throughput and decreasing material damage and waste
  • Footswitch with automated operation that’s simple and easy to use
  • Adjustable for different sized webs
  • Standard machine height with a small footprint – easy to fit into any shop
  • Easy maintenance and bit changing
  • Minimal shop air required: 85 psi
  • Integrated, 4” dust port for minimizing dust and debris
  • Requires only basic, 110V power
  • TSM-22 comes fully assembled and ready to work – quickly integrate into any existing production process or work-flow
  • Router: Bosch 2.0hp #1617
  • Drill: Bosch Colt 1.0hp #PR20EVS
  • Router bit: Premium 3/8” Solid Carbide, Rough Mill
  • Drill bit: 9/64” Brad and Spur Premium TiN-Coated Bit
  • Power req: 110V, 15 amps
  • Air req: 85 psi
  • Bosch 1617 Router 2hp for pocket cutting
  • Bosch Colt Router 1hp for drilling pilot hole
  • Basic footprint: 31.5″ depth x 30″ width x 48″ high
  • Working height: 36.5″
  • 4” integrated dust port
  • Manufactured in USA


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