WEN 6530 6-Amp Electric Hand Planer, 3-1/4″

Last updated date: March 28, 2019

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In our analysis of 45 expert reviews, the WEN WEN 6530 6-Amp Electric Hand Planer, 3-1/4" placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
3 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
1,187 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
it has the features for easy and convenient usage and with a 6-amp power motor that provides 34,000 cuts per minute, it is effective and efficient to use for my projects
- Cut The Wood
The price of WEN 6530 6-Amp Electric Hand Planer is comparatively cheaper than other brands available in the market; hence, it offers good value for money.
- The Best Power Toolz
What experts didn't like
you'll need an adapter to connect the tool to a vac
- Best Advisor
The dust bag that comes with the product fills up pretty fast and it needs to be emptied frequently.
- The Best Power Toolz

From The Manufacturer

6 Amp motor provides up to 34,000 cuts per minute, 16 positive stops adjust the cutting depth anywhere from 0 to 1/8 inches, Make rabbets up to 1 inch in size with the 5/16 inch rabbeting guide, Lightweight design weighs in at a mere 6 pounds, Includes power planer, dust bag, a kickstand, a parallel fence bracket and a 2-year warranty

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