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StewMac Safe-T-Planer

StewMac Safe-T-Planer

StewMac Safe-T-Planer StewMac Safe-T-Planer

StewMac Safe-T-Planer

Item # 0486
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StewMac Safe-T-Planer Replacement Cutters - set of 3

Replacement Cutters - set of 3

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StewMac Safe-T-Planer

About This Item

Create smooth, planed surfaces using your drill press
Our Safe-T-Planer is the affordable way to add a planer to your shop. In your drill press, it planes wood to any thickness, leaving it smooth and ready for sanding.

Plane large or small pieces
The Safe-T-Planer cuts a path 2-3/4" wide. Large surfaces are handled by making multiple passes.

    Use the Safe-T-Planer for:
  • Solid guitar bodies
  • Necks and pegheads
  • Peghead overlays
  • Nut and saddle blanks
  • Fingerboards
  • Unjoined guitar tops and backs
  • Unbent guitar sides

High speed steel cutters
The Safe-T-Planer is machined from aluminum with a steel shank. Its three high-speed steel cutters are heat-treated for durability. Each cutter features a spare edge, to double the working life.

Fits most standard 1/2" drill press chucks. Comes with instructions, including how to make a simple plywood planing table for your drill press.

Replacement Cutters are sold in a set of 3. These cutters fit the StewMac Safe-T-Planer, and are not compatible with other brands.

Width of cut: 2-3/4" (69.85mm)
Cutter depth: 1/4" (6.35mm)
Overall diameter: 3-1/8" (79.38mm)



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Instructions

Product Instructions

StewMac Safe-T-Planer Instructions

Setup and operation for instrument makers.

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5.0
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5.0

As advertised!

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Verified Buyer


Very happy with the performance of this tool. I really have no need for a full sized planer so this is great for my needs. I was a little worried it would be too good to be true, but it has worked perfectly for me so far.

5.0

Quick localized planing :)

By

Verified Buyer


Love being able to plane pieces that otherwise can not be run through my planer or drum sander. Excellent addition to my shop :)

5.0

Short pieces of cypress

By

Verified Buyer


Some pieces of Monterey Cypress are too short for my planer. I just finished a 7 inch square quartersawn storage box lid for an art piece. I learned to take my time, hold down with a push stick, and to Carefully feed in the first cut. The YouTube video was invaluable for your jig set-up. The finished surface is rough but ready for a finely set plane or scraper and it's FLAT. This is a great tool.

5.0

Very handy for necks, make sure you follow the instructions!

By

Verified Buyer


First time I used the Safe-T-Planer I was disappointed with the results. I didn't get a smooth flat finish on my neck head like I was expecting. But I didn't follow the instructions of the video on setting it up, just ploughed right in and used it without making a fence. (Also misread my drill press band settings so had that running too slow).

When I used it the second time to plane my fretboard I went to the trouble to make the fence and check the speed of my drill - excellent results the second time round.

So to summarise, very happy with the plane. My tip for new players, follow the video and installation instructions and don't skimp, make the fence and table and you won't be disappointed.

5.0

Great tool for the shop.

By

Verified Buyer


Does a great job, works great on high spots after resaw.

5.0

Works as an attachment to my radial arm saw.

By

Verified Buyer


I don't have a drill press so I used a jacobs chuck attachment on my radial arm saw to attach the Safe-T Planer.
It worked very well using the fence and hold downs I already had for molding head cutters.

5.0

Great tool!

By

Verified Buyer


I'm still learning how to use this with my Wen benchtop drill press but so far I've trimmed an acoustic bridge and it worked well.

5.0

Safe-T-planer

By

Verified Buyer


Outstanding tool that turns my drill press into a planer. High quality, reasonably priced and it performs as promised. I'used to clean up hardwood trim for cabinets I'm making, works like a charm

5.0

Great

By

Verified Buyer


I really like the Safe-T-Planer and these replacement blades are really well made. I had to replace my original blades only because of my own mistake and I was using the planer of really hard wood doing aggressive and deep cuts. So, if you plane very dense woods, take your time.

1.0

Disappointed

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Verified Buyer


I have recently ordered one, and I cannot use it.
The description states that it fits any 1/2 chuck, but this is not true.
I own a Bosch pbd40 drill press with a keyless chuck, and it just does not work, because of the 3 sided shank. I tried to lock the shank in place with the chuck on the rounded edges of the shank, but then if I try to turn the tool to check if it stays in place, it just falls down way too easily.
I did not dare to even try to use it...
The description should really be updated ...

Response from StewMac


Hi Jacques,

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us. We're sorry to hear that the StewMac Safe-T-Planer you received didn't meet your expectations. Our guarantee is 100% satisfaction in every way. If something doesn't meet your expectations, you are welcome to return it anytime for a refund or exchange. Our customer support team has decades of experience making customers happy. Please call us at 1-800-848-2273. We look forward to helping you with this.

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