Makita Tools Makita 2012NB 12 in. Planer

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12-in Planer - 2012NB. Planer Blade Set - 793346-8. (2) Magnetic Holders - 762014-4. Socket Wrench - 782203-5. Hex Wrench - 783208-8. Key - 415715-0. Detachable Tool Box. Operating Manual


Product Title: Makita Tools Makita 2012NB 12 in. Planer

Manufacturer: Makita Tools

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Power Score: 4.3 | 16 Reviews

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Fantastic tool

My old Jet 12" planar had just quit working. I read several online reviews and this one got outstanding marks. I have bought many other Makita tools and they were always great. However, this planar seems to be the best. The boards are *REALLY* smooth. Snipe is very minimal, much less than professional/big planars. The cut is so smooth it looks like it has been sanded. I have been working with...
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By ChuckC on Home Depot - Jun 4, 2013

The tool works fine

The instructions leave a lot to be desired. There are no clear instructions on how to care for planner or change blades. I am a first time buyer of a planer and like the results i've been getting with this planer. I would recommend this tool but would like more detailed instructions...

By JB4957 on Home Depot - May 28, 2013

Excellent and Easy to Use

I did quite a bit of research on portable planers, and decided on this Makita 2012NB. It worked right out of the box. With the Dust Hood it was all I could want. As other reviewers have indicated, some adjustment has to be made to adapt the Dust Hood to a dust collector - but that was fairly minor. It is light enough to move easily, and store in my shop (where I don't have the room for a...
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By JayS on Home Depot - May 21, 2013

good planer, watch out for the shipped condition

Like all of these types of planers this one also has the 2" snipe problems at each end. It is made less by running the next piece or test piece at the beginning and end. Otherwise it seems to do a pretty good job making what was a pretty messy surface into something that hardly needs sanding. I'm making 1/4" thick strips (by 3/4" tall) for wooden strip built canoes and I've run about 1000 feet so...
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By spidennis on Home Depot - May 19, 2013

This planer is easy to set up and use

I like the speed and ease of set up and quality of work this planer turns out.

By Kevin on Home Depot - Apr 30, 2013

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