A hand planer is designed to remove material or smooth uneven surfaces of wood by using a sharp blade. Most of these hand planers come equipped with a powerful motor to ensure smooth, even finish in the hardest of woods. Some models also allow you to choose between high-speed steel (HSS) blades or carbide blades depending on your needs.
1. PORTER-CABLE PC60THPK 6.0-Amp Hand Planer
Equipped with a heavy-duty 6-Amp motor, this PORTER-CABLE PC60THPK Hand Planer delivers smooth cutting in hard materials. It delivers a 5/64-Inch depth of cut, making it possible to remove excess material in less time. Utilizing carbide or HSS blades, this planer provides flexibility to all blades available. Additionally, there is a 11.5-Inch cast aluminum shoe for added control and better finish quality.
2. DEWALT D26676 3-1/4-Inch Portable Hand Planer
Create smooth, even finish in the hardest of woods with this DEWALT D26676 3-1/4-Inch Portable Hand Planer. This unit comes equipped with a powerful 5.5 Amp motor to ensure powerful performance. It delivers a fast removal rate at 34,000 cuts per minute. For improved blade life and material finish, this hand planer also accepts reversible carbide blades. Additionally, industry-standard large, resharpenable high speed steel blades are also included for straight edging or framing applications.
3. STANLEY BLACK & DECKER PC60THPK / 6 Amp Hand Planer
With a heavy-duty 6 amp motor that delivers 16,500 RPM of power, this STANLEY BLACK & DECKER PC60THPK Hand Planer delivers smooth cutting in hard materials and can handle a variety of applications like planing wood planks, doors and joists and much more. This unit provides the option for you to choose between high-speed steel (HSS) blades or carbide blades depending on your needs. The included dust bag ensures easy cleanup.
4. Makita KP312 15 Amp 12-1/4-Inch Hand Held Planer
No matter you are a professional timber framer, log home manufacturer, or a boat fabricator, you will be pleased with this Makita KP312 15 Amp 12-1/4-Inch Hand Held Planer which is precision engineered for an even cut. It comes equipped with a powerful 15 amp motor with 12,000 RPM, making it great for the most demanding jobs. Delivering high rate of chip discharge, the large ejection chute can also help prevent clogging from wet or dry wood chips. Additionally, the large, conveniently located depth setting knob is designed for easy adjustment.
5. Ryobi ONE+ 18V Hand Planer P610 – Tool Only
Get this Ryobi ONE+ 18V Hand Planer P610 to power through the toughest jobs. This unit comes with depth adjustment knob that adjusts from 0-1/64. Its dual carbide blades are designed for smooth, accurate planning. For added comfort, its pommel front handle and rear handle are designed with overmold.