Planer

Hand planer vs Thickness planer Comparison | Uses and When to Use Which one

Last updated on July 18th, 2022 at 08:43 pmTo choose between a hand planer vs thickness planer, you must consider each tool’s features. Examine the characteristics of each planer tool to see which ones are right for you.  A hand planer is a tool used to plane or smooth wood. A thickness planer is a…

Hand planer vs Power planer Comparison| Power or Precision?

Last updated on July 18th, 2022 at 04:42 pmHow to choose between a Hand planer vs Power planer Choosing between a hand planer vs power planer comes down to the features of each tool. Study the features each planer tool brings as you match them with your preferences. Hand planers are ideal for shaping, smoothening,…

Planer vs Belt Sander

Last updated on August 4th, 2022 at 08:49 pmBelt Sander Overview The belt sander is a small handheld belt sander or a larger tabletop belt sander that features a powerful motor. The 10 amp motor works on heavy projects. The belt sander has a large belt or strap set in a loop. The belt moves…

Difference Between a Jointer and a Planer | What Every Serious Wood Worker Knows

Last updated on September 22nd, 2022 at 10:44 amDifference between a jointer and a planer Wondering what the difference between a jointer and a planer is? A jointer is a machine that allows you to straighten the edges of boards. It does this by passing the board over a series of blades that remove any…

Ridgid JP0610 Planer, 6-1/8-Inch Jointer Review [REVISITED]

Last updated on September 20th, 2022 at 11:41 amAre you considering buying the Ridgid JP0610 Planer, 6-1/8-Inch Jointer? This jointer can get up your woodworking game as both a jointer and a planer in one. It helps to know what you are getting yourself into, which we will look at in this article.  It has…

Shopfox W1754H 20″ Planer Review [REVISITED]

Last updated on July 23rd, 2022 at 05:55 pmAre you looking for a heavy-duty planer for your workshop? The Shopfox W1754H 20″ Planer with Built-in Mobile Base and Helical Cutterhead, may just be all that you need. This planer is an imposingly gorgeous piece that you will enjoy using in your workshop for a long…

Shopfox W1864 20″ Planer Review [REVISITED]

Last updated on July 23rd, 2022 at 05:55 pmAre you looking for a planer with a powerful motor? The Shopfox W1864-20 inch planer, 5HP, has a 5-horsepower motor, alongside other features to compliment it. It has 3 v belts to ensure efficient power transfer.  Most planers have solid ground cast iron extension tables as the…

ShopFox W1863 15″ Planer with Helical Cutterhead Review [REVISITED]

Last updated on August 2nd, 2022 at 07:19 pmAre you considering buying the Shopfox W1863 15″ Planer with Helical Cutterhead? You may want to consider a few features, such as the greatest and most diminutive size of wood you can push through the planer.  It has a four-flute helical cutter head and many other features…

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