If you regularly work with heavy timbers or extra-thick dimensional lumber, you'll immediately see the usefulness of the Triton TPL180. Rather than attempting to feed a heavy workpiece through a conventional planer, you take a lightweight planer to the workpiece, saving your back and a lot of effort. It's also ideal for planing wide table tops or surfacing preassembled furniture for refinishing. With its patented, 3-blade design and 10-position depth control knob, you'll get precise material removal with minimal setup time. The front handle with soft grip is adjustable for added comfort. Ultra-wide 7'' planing width and the ability to remove up to 5/64'' in a single pass. Includes wrench, dust connector, set guide fence and three 7'' blades. Powerful 1500W motor for heavy duty planing of the toughest wood surfacesPower-on neon light indicates a live power connectionMagnesium construction for superior strength and durability without adding excessive weightNon-slip rubber over-molded grip offers increased support, safety and controlFully cast base ensures flatness and increases accuracy of cutLow center of gravity design for stability and control3-Blade drum design for faster, smoother cuts and a superior finish180mm / 7'' planing width for maximum productivity10-Position depth control dial sets the cut depth from 0-5/64''65Mn Blades are reversible for extended lifeAdjustable bail handle for additional control and safetyDust port for connection to a dust extraction system
If you've got a small shop, or limited space on the job, the new JET B3NCH 8" Jointer/Planer Combo is right for you. This powerhouse has features usually only found on big floor models. Precision adjustment knobs, compact design, and a powerful 13 Amp motor are only a few features that make this jointer/planer the right choice for wherever you may need it. Combination bench top jointer & planer provides a 2 in 1 machine to maximize work space Integrated cord wrap makes transporting easy and ensures workshop safety Compact bench top design fits conveniently in small shop environments Heavy Duty 13 Amp motor for various cutting applications Two high speed steel knives for precise, smooth cuts Oversized, ergonomic knobs provide ease of use and maximum control Large aluminum extruded fence makes joining stable and precise Sheet metal out feed table with height adjustment supports long work pieces and helps reduce snipe Planing and joining tables lock to ensure precision cutting Precision machined table top ensures a smooth, straight cut 3 Year Warranty Brochure
The classic American blonde, Hard Maple features creamy white sapwood with a reddish cast, and rugged durability. The wood has an exceptionally fine, even texture, and tight pores that yield an excellent finished surface. These thin boards are machined to 3/4" thickness, eliminating wear and tear on your planer. You won't have to worry about chipout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Tree: May reach a height of 70 to 120 feet, with a 24 to 36 inch diameter trunk. Sapwood Color: White with a reddish cast.Heartwood Color: Uniformly pale reddish brown or light tan. Grain: Usually fairly straight, but can also be curly or wavy. Sometimes exhibits decorative figuring like bird's eye, maple burl, blister, leaf, and fiddleback.Texture: Very fine and even.Working properties: Due to hardness, tools must be kept very sharp.Carving: Responds well to carving tools.Steam bending properties: Fair.Strength Properties: Very high bending strength. Resistance to compression parallel to the grain is high. Hardness is rated as medium. It is heavy, and resists denting and marring. Hard Maple can be up to 25 percent harder than Soft Maple.
A long time favorite for its rich color and excellent workability, Cherry continues to gain popularity for use in fine furniture and cabinets. The wood leaves the sawmill with a pinkish, rosy tone, and continues to darken over years to a deep, lustrous red. The narrow sapwood has a creamy color, similar to Hard Maple. Cherry is easily worked with hand tools and takes an excellent finish and polish. All boards are machined S4S, and are planed to 1/8", 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" thicknesses, relieving your planer of excess work. Thin boards are well-suited for edging, veneering, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock and bent laminations, while the thicker boards are ideal for furniture, paneling, cabinet doors, mouldings, drawer sides, fine jewelry boxes and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Distribution: As many as five varieties of Black cherry are reported to thrive throughout North America.Tree: Attains heights of about 100 feet (30 m) Average tree grows to about 80 feet (24 m) in height, and produces a tall trunk, about 24 inches (60 cm) in diameter. Cherry trees are usually large enough to harvest after 35 to 40 years. Full height is attained in about 100 years.Light & Air-Induced Changes: Black cherry is very sensitive to UV light, which causes it to darken over time. UV light inhibitors in coatings can be used to prevent color change.Grain: Fine grain. Material with dark wavy streaks are frequent. Quartersawn lumber has a shimmery appearance.Texture: Fine and uniform. The wood often has narrow brown pith flecks and small gum pockets.Luster: Rich and satiny. Odor: Emits a fruity aroma when cut.Steam Bending: Good. Often compared to Beech and Ash.