Category Archives for "Wood Planers"

How to Use an Electric Hand Planer – My Top Tips

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Power tools are designed to make your work easier and improve your experience of woodworking. While they do pose an inherent danger if not used properly, learning how to use them is actually much easier and simpler than most people would assume. Here are some highly effective tips on how to use an electric hand […]

How Does a Planer Work? Your Ultimate Handbook

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Professional carpenters and DIY woodworkers alike agree that there is some woodworking equipment that you simply must-have in your workshop if your projects are to run smoothly. A wood planer is one such piece of equipment. There are manual options which require you to use manual pressure to get them to work, and then there […]

10 Tune-Up Tips for Perfect Planing with an Electric Wood Planer

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From your car to your lawnmower and even your own body, every machine needs regular maintenance if it is to continue functioning optimally. Your electric wood planer is not an exception to this rule. Thankfully, there is a myriad of maintenance tips that you can follow and perform right there in your woodworking shop without […]

4 Essential Hand Wood Planers

Hand planes (also known as hand wood planers) are awesome tools you should have in your woodworking workshop for precision work. They’re a must-have planing tool for every woodworker to ensure a smooth, flat surface, whether you’re a professional with a business or a hobbyist. There are many different types such as surface planers, the […]

Wood Planers for Sale

Wood Planers for Sale

Woodworking can be a very satisfying job whether you are doing it for a living, as a hobby or just as someone who likes to do their own woodworking tasks around the house. To do woodworking well, you need to have quality tools that are right for the job. Finding these tools is not always simple. Product descriptions written by the company and stores are obviously going to highlight the tools selling points while not always giving you the full picture of what you are about to buy. The price range does not always signal the quality either. Just because something costs a lot of money does not mean you are getting the best planer. So do your research, read reviews and then assess what works for you. There are lots of wood planers for sale but make sure you are getting what you need.

Planer Vs. Jointer: Which One Can Meet Your Needs?


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 you’re […]

Best Hand Planer For Smoothing Rough Boards

Any serious woodworker knows they’re as good as their tools. When it comes to being the best craftsman, you have to use a hand planer.Why Use Hand Planers?  Hand planers, not including the power planer or electric planer in this article, allow you to shave off the excess thickness of woodwork with precision. Say you […]

Bosch PL1632 Review: Is It Worth The Price?

Bosch PL1632 Wood Planer

The Bosch PL1632 wood planer is designed to offer its users an industrial-built machine. It’s designed simply to be used on projects that don’t require a lot of strength. If you’re looking to cut thin- to medium-sized boards, then this will get the job done.

DeWALT D26677 Review: Is It Worth The Price?

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The DeWalt hand planer is a portable kit which allows you to quickly and easily complete those wood work projects in a matter of no time. You can accurately and quickly remove material of up to 1/16th an inch, and the newest DeWalt model can go up to 34,00 cuts per minute.

Best Benchtop Planer For Any Serious Woodworker

Best Benchtop Planer

Regardless of whether woodworking is a hobby or a career, using a planer is something of a must. Using a planer on your projects is not only going to save you time, but it also has the ability to save you money. After doing loads of research, we were able to put together a list of five solid options, followed up by what we think is the best benchtop planer.

How To Plane A Door Like A Professional Carpenter

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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 Like A Pro

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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.