Power planers and sanders are smoothing tools. Planers are designed for use only with wood, but some sanders can also be used on metal or masonry surfaces.
More in Home Improvement
DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited
Planers are designed for use only with wood. They come in a number of sizes. The larger, heavy-duty types are best suited to professional use, but smaller models are fine for DIY. Make sure the machine has stopped moving before putting it down after use to avoid accidental damage to surfaces. Unplug the machine before adjusting or changing the blades on a planer.
We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.
Make a Cornucopia Centerpiece (00:03:16)
Blog Cabin 2014 Original House (00:01:28)
Designer Headboard (04:20)
Building a Deck With Curves (03:45)
Outdoor Pool Table (01:13)
Wedding Scrapbook (04:57)
Taking Back Bedroom (20:02)
Renovating a Gutted House (03:58)
Winter Garden Tips (00:04:10)
Camp Kitchen and Fire Pit (03:53)
10 Things to Know Before Building a Deck 10 Photos
How to Install Doorway Molding 8 Photos
Make Leather Fringe Napkin Rings 12 Photos
© 2014 Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.