Top 3 Best Festool Planers

People's Choice

These Are Some Of The Highest Rated Festool Planers Available Today
Festool 574690 featured image

2. Festool 574690 Electric Hand Planer

  • (4 Points)
Price Available

I got the planer and put it to work right away. It's a nice tool to have around the house for small project. Use the thin for the base and the thick for the tool cutout. The carry case is sturdy and an extra blade is included. New pressure treated boards, that we not dead straight.

The Festool HL 850 E was definitely our preferred Festool Planers. That doesn't mean there aren't several other fantastic options when it comes to Festool Planers. We have a breakdown of them here.

The next in our tool break down is manufactured by Festool which is a very trusted tool manufacturer. Festool's Electric Hand Planers are among their top offerings. It was fantastic to try the 574690. I was very happy using this tool!

This Electric Hand Planer is merely $680.00. That is a terrific deal for a quality Planer like the 574690 by Festool. If you unsure about our number one choice, I'd consider the Festool 574690 next. It's a high quality tool at a terrific price.

Full Festool 574690 Review

Festool 574690 Features

Single knife cutter-head with spiral design with replaceable cutting knife for a smooth, quiet and “chatter-free” cut

Multiple head options to create rustic architectural effects in beams and flooring

Unlimited rabbeting depth with flush cutter side design and retractable spring-loaded guard

Rotary handle depth adjustment allows precise depth setting to 1/256" (1/10 mm) up to 9/64" (3.5 mm)

Planing depth 0" (0 mm) - 1/8 inches.Planer shaft speed 11000 RPM

Festool HL 850 E featured image

3. Festool HL 850 E Electric Hand Planer

  • (1 Points)

The cloth dust/chip collection bag works well. You will need a vacuum unless you are outdoors. At this point the top surfaces of the joists was very uneven. I wish the did include a collection bag, that's one big con. A little heavier than the Festool I used to use.