12-1/2" Planer

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12-1/2" Planer
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Owner Fox.Build
Manufacturer Grizzly
Model G0505
Serial # N/A ??
Usability Operational
Contact Doug
Product Website https://www.grizzly.com/products/Grizzly-12-1-2-2-HP-Benchtop-Planer/G0505
Instructions 12-1/2" Planer Manual
Hackable No
Replacement Cost $400.00
Size 12-1/2 inch width
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The 12-1/2" planer is a portable machine with the following features:

  • Motor: 2 HP, 110V, single-phase, 15 Amp
  • Maximum cutting width: 12-1/2"
  • Maximum cutting height: 6"
  • Maximum depth of cut: 3/32"
  • Minimum board thickness: 13/64"
  • Two reversible HSS knives in cutterhead
  • Cutterhead speed: 10,000 RPM
  • Feed Rate: 32 FPM
  • Number of cuts per inch: 52
  • On/Off Toggle switch with safety lock
  • Thermal overload protection
  • Top-mounted return rollers
  • Includes knife setting jig and wrench

It is mounted on a movable table so that it may be moved next to the main workbench. This allows the workbench to be used as an outfeed table.


Important safety information.

  • Wear Safety Glasses
  • Keep hands away from the blades at all times!
  • Do not force wood through - let the automatic feed move the wood

Getting Started



Power and Cutting Speeds

See the features list above.

Tips and Tricks

Your First Project

Steps here for a simple first project.

Your Second Project

Steps for a slightly more advanced second project after doing the first.