Delta TP400LS Shopmaster 12-1/2" Planer with StandDelta
Shipping weight: 92 pounds
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Ideally suited for the home woodworking enthusiast looking for a good planer at an affordable price.
Plus, a magnetized blade-removing tool makes it a snap to get the blades out. Delta has also extended the infeed and outfeed tables on this unit to 28-1/2 inches to better support stock and included a sturdy stand to give you the option of making this a freestanding unit.
From the Manufacturer
This 12-1/2-inch planer still boasts a four-post cutter head support system and cutter headlock for amazing snipe reduction. The cutter head lock is actually threaded like a bolt, not spring-loaded for positive clamping action and consistent long-term performance. The clamps are on bars that are centered around the cutter head, preventing lifting of the cutter head, which causes snipe. This planer doesn't just deliver an excellent finish, it also makes knife changing a breeze. The double-sided steel knives are factory indexed to sit on machined posts in the cutter head, which automatically aligns them at the proper height. There is no need for knife-setting fixtures or gauges because the blades can only be installed one way-perfectly. Only one wrench is required for blade changing and a magnetic blade-removing tool is provided for easy removal and replacement of the blades. With a 15 amp motor and 6-by-12-1/2-inch capacity, this planer delivers a smooth finish at an affordable price with the benefit of the easiest blade change around. To improve on this unit we have added longer Chrome in-feed and out-feed tables extending them to 28-1/2 inches versus stamped steel to ensure smooth feeding. To make it more user friendly we are also throwing in a stand to make this a freestanding unit. Two year limited warranty on machines, parts and accessories. Includes planer, stand, blade changing wrench, blade removal tool, extra set of knives, and instruction manual.