According to my experience, planers don’t always have to be big. Smaller ones can also get the job done. In fact, in some cases, having smaller and compact planers can be advantageous. In my case, I can bring myself to different places without having problems. It helped me a lot to avoid delays because of some problems brought about by troubles in transporting machines such as planers. It helped me to be more efficient in my job. Having a small planer did not compromise the quality of my work, as what others were worried about.
I am really grateful with Bosch 1594K 6.5 Amp 3-1/4-Inch Planer and the kit that came with it. While it is true that it is not as big as most of the planers today, I have personally proven that it can get the job done. Although it lacks in size, its performance is comparable to that of other brands, making it a viable alternative choice and a possible top pick when shopping for planers. That was proven to me with its performance and I think it is about time that you also get to try this planer especially if you are engaged in some carpentry works today.
Decent Motor for Excellent Performance:
While it’s motor can be smaller in terms of size and output, there is no denying that a lot can still be done with its 6 ½ AMP motor with 16,500 RMP. That’s almost identical with what bigger planers with bigger motors have. Its decent motor provides enough power to go through flattening your wood materials or making them thinner or smoother. You can’t ask for more out of this unit, considering that it is smaller as compared to other ones. It may be small, but it can certainly get the job done.
A planer is known to be more effective if it has a good blade system. This particular planer has 2-blade system which is very much effective in producing finely processed wood materials. You won’t have to worry about being troubled whether or not your planer did a good job at producing the necessary wood materials you need to complete whatever it is that you are planning to build.
Known to be one of the best kind of blades and is present in this particular unit. You are assured that your planer has cutters that have the right kind of cutting blades. This furthers the assurance of you getting the best out of your machine.
Light weight and Easy to Use:
With weight at around 6 lbs, you are sure to have no trouble carrying and transporting this machine. This gives you the chance to use it anywhere and anytime. It’s a portable machine that packs decent and respectable power.
Bosch 1594K Specifications and Features:
- Product dimensions at 18×17.6x 15 inches
- Weight is at 13.8 lbs
- 6 ½ AMP motor with 16,500 RMP
- 2-blade system
- Features carbide blades
- Compact and easy to use
- Corded and powered by electric
- 120 volts power
- Has chip ejection switch
- Has depth knob for adjustment
Let’s see the reviews that we got from customers:
“I bought this planer for my dad on his birthday. He really likes it. It’s very easy to keep level. It generates so much sawdust, that the bag fills up very quickly. He was able to stick shop vac on the end of it, but it quickly filled the small vac up as well. Other than that issue, he says it is a great planer.”
“Great planer. It has plenty of power and makes clean cuts. The guide is a nice touch though it takes some getting used to.”
If you are looking for a planer that is small but is capable of doing something good for your carpentry jobs, this is one unit you should buy. You will never waste your money with this kind of machine. It’s a winner pick. You won’t be disappointed with the kind of performance that this machine can give you. If I were to recommend a particular planer for carpenters out there, I will definitely pick and recommend this one.