ShopNotes Magazine

Issue 91 Hardware & Supplies Sources

Planer Tune-Up

Planer Tune-Up

The article on page 40 in ShopNotes No. 91 shows you how to tune up your planer to make it run like new. And everything you need for the job is easy to find.

Most woodworking stores will carry the bit and blade cleaners you'll need for removing pitch and resin. I was able to get a spray can of lithium grease, the synthetic abrasive pads, and the motor brushes I needed to complete my tune-up at a local hardware store.