Category Archives for "Wood Planer Advice"

Jointer vs Planer: What’s the Difference & Which One Should You Buy in 2018?


​Whether you’re an experienced carpenter, professional craftsman or want to hunker down on your DIY projects, you’re going to need some serious milling machines. There’s nothing finer in the land than a jointer and planer power tool. Quick Navigation Jointer/Planer CombosPORTER-CABLE PC160JT Variable Speed 6″ JointerDEWALT DW735X Two-Speed Thickness Planer Package, 13-InchThe Verdict Now, if […]

How to Sharpen Wood Planer Blades?

Sharpen Wood Planer Blades

The aim of sharpening your planer blades it to get these two parts as smooth and flat as possible so they can intersect. The flatter and smoother they are, the sharper your planer blade will be.

How to Plane a Door without Taking It Off?

Plane a Door without Taking It Off

Once you determine that the door isn’t sticking due to a loose hinge or two, which is easy enough to fix with a screwdriver, you may find that you need to plane, or shave, the excess wood from the problem side so you can get your door working again.

How to Clean Planer Rollers?

Clean Planer Rollers

Planers are available in many shapes and sizes, but they all have similar components that you need to tune and clean every now and then. We shall take a look at how to clean and maintain the feed rollers on your planer, helping you with a step-by-step guide to the process.