Equipped with a powerful motor and a sharp blade, a hand planer removes material or smooth uneven surfaces of wood that used in furniture and cabinet building. Hand planers are very convenient tools for Window installers, Deck installers or DIYers. There are various hand planers on the market, just choose the right one for you.
1. PORTER-CABLE PC60THPK 6.0-Amp Hand Planer
Equipped with a 6 amp motor, this PORTER-CABLE PC60THPK 6.0-Amp Hand Planer delivers smooth cutting in hard materials each time. It includes both carbide and HSS blades, allowing you to choose depending on your needs. Its 10 positive stops positioned every 1/16-inch. And there are replaceable motor brushes to help extend the tool’s life. Additionally, the dual side dust extraction ports are vacuum compatible to keep your job site clean.
2. DEWALT D26676 3-1/4-Inch Portable Hand Planer
Create smooth and 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 and delivers 34,000 cuts per minute ensuring a fast removal rate. Thanks to the built-in kickstand, you can rest the planer on the work surface without having to gouge the material. It also features ergonomically designed handle for hours of fatigue free operation.
3. Makita KP0810 7.5 Amp 3-1/4-Inch Planer
If you are looking for a planer for professional construction framing, window and door installation, then you will be pleased with this Makita KP0810 7.5 Amp 3-1/4-Inch Planer. This KP0810 features a 7.5 AMP motor to provide more power. Capable of planing up to 3-1/4 inches wide and 5/32-inch deep in a single pass, this unit also comes equipped with double edge carbide blades for better performance. For enhanced comfort, the KP0810 also features a rubberized handle.
4. Makita LXPK01Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 3-1/4-Inch Planer (Tool Only)
Featuring a 14,000 RPM motor for fast stock removal, this Makita LXPK01Z is a great tool for Door and Window installers, Deck installers and more. It comes equipped with 2-blade cutter head with double edge carbide blades for better performance. And the precision machined aluminum base is designed for planing accuracy. Additionally, there is an electric brake to ensure maximum productivity.
5. SKIL 1560-01 3-1/4-Inch Planer
Delivering a great combination of power, performance as well as durability, this SKIL 1560-01 3-1/4-Inch Planer is a great gift for any DIYers. It comes with two reversible carbide blades and machined front and rear shoes, ensuring smooth cuts each time. And its 11 position depth control knob provides precise micro-adjustments. For increased convenience and assured availability, there is also an on-board wrench storage.