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Wood Planer Buying Guide

Choosing which type of planer to purchase comes with many challenges. Wood planers (also called thickness planers) are widely-used to mill wood so the wood can be used to put together furniture. This infographic will explain the basics when buying a wood planer.

Types Of Planers: There are many wood planers manufactured to execute a variety of tasks. Wood planers are categorized into two main groups – the benchtop planer and the hand planer.

What is a planer: A wood planer is utilized to make a board, that has been jointed flat, of an identical thickness from end to end.

How does a planer work: A board is put on the planer table (bed) and pushed in. The planer’s feed roller catches the board and draws it through, past a spinning cutter head, which eliminates wood.

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