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So What Exactly Is a Wood Planer?

So What Exactly Is a Wood Planer?

If your one of those people that are thinking of getting into woodworking but you have no idea where to start, then you really must get an understanding of the types of woodworking tools. One of the most important and necessary tools in woodworking is a wood planer. But what […]

How to Sharpen Hand Planer Blades

How to Sharpen Hand Planer Blades

Your hand planer obviously gets regularly used for months or years on end before you realize that it needs to be “tuned and sharpened.” For the best possible woodworking results, you need to sharpen your hand planer blades regularly. Trying to shape wood with worn-out and dull blades makes the […]

Best Manual Planers for the Money

Best Manual Planers for the Money

If there’s anything that can set two pieces of wood apart, it’s the fineness and cut. This is exactly why you need a hand plane. Hand planes are not a recent phenomenon but have been used since the ages by woodworkers and carpenters all over the world. Lucky for you, […]

What is a thickness planer used for?

What is a thickness planer used for?

If you are into DIY projects involving wood, chances are that you already use some wood working power tools to cut or size your lumber. Your local supplier may not always have stock in your required dimensions and sometimes it just turns out to be costlier than you might have […]

5 Different Electric Hand Planer Uses

5 Different Electric Hand Planer Uses

An electric planer is an indispensable tool for any professional woodworker or hobbyist. Whether you want to fix that creaking door or repair the fireplace, a planer can save you a lot of time and energy. If you are a beginner, then maybe you have seen others use an electric […]

How To Use An Electric Planer

How To Use An Electric Planer

We have known the humble hand planer for quite a long time as being a woodworker’s most trusted tool. The electric planers do the same job as a hand planer with just the difference that they are driven by a powerful motor which makes them super fast and highly efficient. […]

Creating a Table Top With An Electric Planer

Creating a Table Top With An Electric Planer

If you’re finding yourself in the postion of doing some woodwork around the home and you have finally come to the descion of making a table top then this guide will help give you a better idea an understanding of the whole process. Table tops can be made out of […]

7 Awesome Planer Tips

7 Awesome Planer Tips

If you’ve been relying on a manual hand planer to do most of your work up to now, investing in an electric version of your favorite tool will really open up your woodworking world to a whole host of new, bigger and faster projects. Electric hand planers are fantastic because […]

Using a Hand Power Planer on Wide Boards

Using a Hand Power Planer on Wide Boards

Power planers can be amazing time savers on almost any project. They can level out framing lumber, smooth out edges, or they can chamfer handrails for instance. With experience, you might even be able to use one to do things like bevel door edges. A power planer is very similar […]

What Type of Planer Should I Buy?

What Type of Planer Should I Buy?

If your new to wood working or maybe you just new to using planers, then choosing the right planer really depends on a few factors on each person. Simple things like- what type you are most likely to use the most, what are you going to use it for and […]