Rockwell 12.5" Planer

Average reader rating
out of 5


The Shop Series 12.5" planer delivers great performance and exceptional value. This planer offers excellent results in a simple and reliable design. The four post cutter head support system keeps the cutter head aligned for proper planning. The 15-Amp motor provides the maximum power for efficient cutting action delivering 10,00 RPM and a feed speed or 8 meters/minute. You can mount this unit directly on your work bench or use the included stand to set it up on its own. It also comes with a dust collection connector. The Shop Series palner has planning thickness capacity of 1/4" to 6", a maximum cutting depth of 1/12" and a maximum planning width of 12.5".

Reader Reviews

Rockwell RK9010 12 1/2" Planer

Review Summary

This planer by Rockwell is not available on their website, you have to call them to see if they have any more in stock, or check places online. Nobody seems to offer replacement blades. This 12 ½” planer does an OK job. It is a heavy sucker, so I don’t relish moving it often. It does come with it’s own stand. Just keep in mind to check all nuts, bolts, and screws before every use. It seems I am always finding something lose on it. You can plane down to 1/8” without a supplemental bed.
The blades are double-sided and are relatively easy to change. Mine did not come with a hookup for a dust collector and I had to make one. If you don’t have one, make sure you use it outside. And like almost all straight-edged planers it is very loud, use hearing protection when using it.

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