Top 10 Best 12-Amp Planers

People's Choice

These Are Some Of The Highest Rated 12-Amp Planers Available Today
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2. WEN 6550T Benchtop Planer

  • (611 Points)
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No parts were damaged or missing. It's hard to beat this unit for the price. Everything I expected and more. This is a great compact and functional unit. WEN always makes great products!

The truth is that the Dewalt DW734 Benchtop Planer B0000CCXU6 was the 12-Amp Planers that we rated at the top. However, there were several other really high quality 12-Amp Planers worth showcasing here that only just missed first place.

WEN is yet another top producer of Planers. They produce the tool next on our rundown. WEN's Benchtop Planers are among their leading offerings. I was ready to try the model 6550T and I was not disappointed!

This Benchtop Planer is merely $. That is a fantastic deal for a high quality Planer like the 6550T by WEN. If you uncertain about our top choice, I'd check out the WEN 6550T next. It's a top quality tool at a good price.

Full WEN 6550T Review

WEN 6550T Features

Granite table provides a sturdy non-marring surface for wood to smoothly travel over

Plane boards up to 6 inches thick and 12.5 inches wide

15A motor generates 17,000 cuts per minute at a 26 feet per minute feed rate

Adjust depth to plane off anywhere from 0 to 3/32 of an inch with each pass

Fan-assisted dust port removes sawdust from workpiece

The WEN 6552T and the PC305TP by PORTER-CABLE are worthy of a look also. Both WEN and PORTER-CABLE are regarded as some of the leading producers of superior Planers. Each of these particular options enjoy fantastic end user ratings also. The WEN advertises a user rating of 4.4/5 when contrasted against the 4.6/5 star rating given to the PC305TP by PORTER-CABLE.

The WEN 6552T provides several truly choice features such as Onboard material removal gauge informs users about the cutting depth of each pass. The PC305TP by PORTER-CABLE although, is hard to beat offering 8,000 RPM cutter head speed powers 16,000 cuts per minute with a fast 26.2 Ft/Min self-feeding rate and even Powerful 120V single phase 15 amp motor for superior stock removal.

Both of these couple tools make a fantastic decision for someone whose in the market for 12-Amp Planers
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3. WEN 6552T Benchtop Planer

  • (504 Points)

WEN has hit a grand slam with this design. Functionally, the unit performs really well. This planer has some serious horsepower. Its not that heavy and super easy to move. Its not that heavy and super easy to move.

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4. PORTER-CABLE PC305TP Benchtop Planer

  • (279 Points)

Product was totally fine when it arrived. Works great for homemade wood projects! PORTER-CABLE always makes great products! It's really a great machine! Works great for homemade wood projects!

Honorable Mentions

There are several more exceptional 12-Amp Planers available. Listed below are a number to go with if the selections rated above probably won't meet your needs. There really are a number of great choices available to buy. The Planers we ranked above are the best of the best. That being said, these Planers below deliver some special features on top of the fact that they are each premium 12-Amp Planers.

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5. Craftsman CMEW320 Benchtop Planer

  • (169 Points)

It all went together well. This is a great compact and functional unit. Should have bought one of these years ago. Everything works flawless as expected. Overall, I am pretty pleased with it so far.

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6. Mophorn Benchtop Planer

  • (90 Points)

If you have any questions call shop Mophorn. It's heavy but has well designed handles. This machine is a beast for the money. So far, it's been a really nice Benchtop Planer. I spent almost no time setting the Benchtop Planer up.

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7. POWERTEC PL1252 Benchtop Planer

  • (70 Points)

It's really a great machine! It has quickly become my favorite shop tool. Was happy with the POWERTEC PL1252, no complaints. Very easy to use and effective. Great piece of equipment.

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8. Grizzly G0505 Benchtop Planer

  • (54 Points)

In my opinion, the Grizzly G0505 is totally worth it. Softwood perfomance is above average. It is also very low on noise. Functionally, the unit performs really well. No parts were damaged or missing.

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9. Jet 722130 Benchtop Planer

  • (31 Points)

I spent almost no time setting the Benchtop Planer up. I find this to be a great buy for the money. It's done an excellent job, plenty of power. The quality of this machine is outstanding. Very clean finish with hardly any snipe.

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10. Delta 22-590X Benchtop Planer

  • (9 Points)

Softwood perfomance is above average. It's so quiet, feels like the planer isn't even turned on. All in all, I would purchase this again. This Benchtop Planer has exceeded my expectations. It's done an excellent job, plenty of power.