Installing a Shelix Cutterhead in a DeWalt DW735 Thickness Planer, Part 3

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.

Installing a Shelix Cutterhead in a DeWalt DW735 Thickness Planer, Part 2

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

Installing a Shelix Cutterhead in a DeWalt DW735 Thickness Planer, Part 1

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