Planers

Makita KP312

Makita KP312 12.25 Inch Handheld Planer Review

Makita KP312As manufacturers go, Makita tends to have the inside track on what professional timber framers want from their tools. This Makita KP312  hand-held planer stays true to that promise. It sports a powerful 15-AMP motor able to generate 12,000 RPM and the V-belt design makes the power transfer from motor to blades tremendously efficient. […]

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Festool Planer6

Festool HL 850 E Power Planer Review

Festool has earned a steadfast reputation for precision, German-engineered woodworking tools. The brand name is nearing the century mark and the  Festool HL 850 E Power Planer  only adds to its innovative excellence. The Festool HL 850 features a single cutting knife, spiral-head design. The tool leads by example with its stylized and interchangeable head […]

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