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WEN 6552 3-Blade Benchtop Thickness Planer

WEN 6552 3-Blade Benchtop Thickness Planer

A thickness planer is able to plane one surface of the board in one touch. It gives a board the needed thickness and smooth surface. It is different from the surface planer. A thickness planer is able to give the same thickness over the board.

Wen 6552 has got two different sizes 12.5inch and 13 inch. 6 inch thick boards can be operated by this wood planer. It’s a power planer with AC/ DC connection. A 15 ampere powerful motor is used in the wen planer to make the all the hard work easier.

This electric wood planer has got 3 blades in it. The harder woods are not a problem for it. Every piece of board will be in shape in seconds. 25,500 cuts at a 26 ft per minute can be handled by this little planner. It has got a fan on the dust that helps to pull off the sawdust from the wood as well the planner. It makes the heavy work comfortable for you. The measurement of the workpieces is done with the metric system. This makes it helpful for users to understand the measurement quickly.

For a portable planer, this one seems great. Its just 66 lbs in weight and 13 inch planner. So the dimensions and the weight are suitable for a portable benchtop planner. It does not wobble while working as it has got the kind of base to set on a surface perfectly.

Specifications

  • Product Dimensions: 25.2 x 21.8 x 16 inches
  • Item Weight: 66 pounds
  • Size: 13-Inch
  • Item model number: 6552
  • Part Number: 6552
  • Power Source: ac/dc
  • Item Package Quantity: 1
  • Measurement System: Metric
  • Batteries Required: No
  • Warranty: 2 Years

Pros

  • Helpful to get a wooden piece of consistent thickness
  • It makes the wood piece smooth
  • No matter how hard the wood is, it works great
  • The table of the planer is smooth
  • Removes sawdust easily from workpiece because of the fan in dust port
  • 3 blades make the work smarter and faster
  • Sizes Available 12.5 Inches, 13 Inches
  • Power Source: AC/ DC
  • 15A Motor Is Used In Wen 6552 Planner
  • 25,500 Cuts At A 26 Ft. Per Minute
  • 3 Blade Design
  • Fan Assisted Dust Port
  • Measurement System: Metric
  • Granite Table To Place The Wood

Our Remarks

When you are thinking of a planer going through the planer reviews on the sites might not help all the time. You need to understand what services you are going have from a portable planer.

Wen 6552 has got the plain heavy granite table that keeps the wood piece in the perfect position. The table is smooth. So there is no chance to be tapered. The base of the wen thickness planer is heavy and strong. It does not wobble during the heavy work. Thus, you get the perfect shaped woods. The scale of the machine gives you the perfect cut that you always want from a benchtop planer. This wen planer is the ultimate solution to have smooth and perfect wood pieces.

About the author

Willie Osgood

An Avid Metalworker

Willie doesn’t really consider himself an artist, rather a craftsman involved in practical trades. Yet, most of his projects require him to make interesting and fine objects. Being the eldest son of a carpenter, his background is 100 percent rooted in crafting. He found the art of blacksmithing quite appealing since his teenage years… that fire, the sound of swinging hammers, and those long and shiny blades that came out as a finished product. Soon he literally became obsessed with metal – the way it moved, worked, and changed when heated or cooled.

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