This video is the third of three (duration – 5:36). In case you missed them, here are links to Part 1 and Part 2. In this video, I start by reassembling the planer, working a 4x speed. Then I briefly share my thoughts about the procedure and show the tools used.
This video is the second of three (duration - 14:42). From where I left off at the end of Part 1, I continue to disassemble the planer in order to remove the stock cutterhead. To guide me through the installation, I followed the Installation Manual (PDF) written by Byrd. In the next video, I'll put the planer … Continue reading Installing a Shelix Cutterhead in a DeWalt DW735 Thickness Planer, Part 2
The DeWalt DW735 Thickness Planer is probably the best benchtop planer on the market today. However, the stock HSS (high-speed steel) planer knives don't last very long. Replacement carbide knives are available from Infinity Tools and are a longer-lasting option (the set of carbide knives I am replacing in the video remained sharp for two years). … Continue reading Installing a Shelix Cutterhead in a DeWalt DW735 Thickness Planer, Part 1