How to Use a Power Planer

They shave and shape wood like a hand plane, a belt sander and a jointer all rolled.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Dustpan
  • Extension cord
  • Dust mask
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety glasses

You'll also need a power planer (of course!).