Rockwell Planer

Rockwell Hand Planer

Rockwell Hand Planer

Rockwell makes a couple of different planers that we’re going to highlight. They have a hand held planer and a 12 1/2 inch thickness planer. Both planers are reasonably priced and the hand held planer typical receives positive reviews, while the thickness planer typically receives around average reviews.
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Makita Thicknesser Planer

Makita Thicknesser Planer

Makita Thicknesser Planer


Makita has a long standing tradition of creating tools that work as their designed and provide value for the money that customers pay for them. That same tradition also extends to tools that aren’t handheld and includes the Makita 2012NB, a thickness planer that many woodworkers rely on.
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Thicknesser Planer

Makita 2012nb Planer

Makita 2012nb Planer


Many of you who land on this page probably are quite aware of exactly what a thicknesser planer is and really need no further information about what one can do for you and how one can help out in your workshop.

For those of you that are unsure of exactly what one is, in a nutshell, it’s a machine that shaves off wood to change the thickness of that wood. That’s it. Right, very basic.
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Ridgid r4330 Planer Review

Ridgid r4330 Planer

Ridgid r4330 Planer


The Ridgid R4330 is a thickness planer that has the ability to plane wood that is up to around 13 inches in thickness. It features a three blade cutting head that is designed to do what planers are designed to do, leave your wood smooth and free from blemishes. These blades are also double edged with self aligning and indexing capabilities that are intentioned to help make them last longer.
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Planing Sled – Woodhaven 3000

Woodhave 3000 Planing Sled
For many people the need for a planer comes along so infrequently that purchasing a big thickness planer just isn’t something that needs to be in the cards. One way to get around this is by using a planing sled, or what some will also call a router planer.
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