Planer - Information
Shopsmith Professional Thickness Planer -- Feature-packed, top quality
Planer delivers the precise thickness you need, every time!
feed control is the super-smooth secret to the mirror-like finishes
produced by these Shopsmith Planers. The Pro Planer offers a constant
cutterhead speed, allowing an infinitely variable 72 to 205 cuts-per-inch
at a twist of the Feed Motorís Speed Dial. Plus, with the MARK V
mounted Planer, you can also vary the cutterhead speed, broadening
that range to between 62 and 205 cuts-per-inch.
feed motor wonít rob cutterhead power. Both Shopsmith Planers
offer a separate feed motor thatís independent of the cutterhead
motor. No complicated drive mechanisms to rob power from the cutterhead.
You get better, more consistent Planer performance since each of
the two motors is dedicated to its own function.
of muscle to tackle your toughest jobs. The Pro Planer comes
with its own Operating Stand and rugged, 1-3/4 hp motor that delivers
a constant cutterhead speed of 5,750 rpm. The MARK V mounted Planer
is powered by the 1-1/8 hp MARK V Headstock and is capable of delivering
infinitely variable cutterhead speeds of 3,000 to 4,100 rpm.
12-inch x 4-inch capacity handles big lumber. All the throat
capacity you need to smoothly and swiftly surface boards up to a
foot wide. Generous 4-inch thickness capacity turns hefty, rough-sawn
timbers into smooth, finished stock.
long Table provides unrivaled support. The Shopsmith Planer
has the longest Table of all 12-inch planers in the industry. Its
rigid, durable cast construction eliminates leveling problems and
ensures proper infeed and outfeed support and consistent depth-of-cut
on every workpiece.
Feed Rollers help prevent slippage. The serrated steel infeed
roller grabs every board (even thick, 4-inch timbers) with a secure,
nonslip grip and pushes it through the cutterhead at a constant
feed rate to produce that super-smooth Shopsmith finish. The long-lasting,
hard rubber outfeed roller then grasps the board as it exits the
cutterhead, pulling it through at that same rate and completing
the cut without marring or scratching the surface.
free-standing Shopsmith Pro Planer is ideally suited to the woodworker
with a little more space and a need for more precisely dimensioned
Manual, Parts List and Exploded View Drawing - Item
Old Is It:
Below is a chart indicating the Serial Numbers of the Pro Planer
made in various years.
Dec 1987 until now, Pro Planer have date codes.