The more I read, the more I begin to think that I will need (or at least
want) a planer for my workshop. Being a hobbiest, I don't need a
massive beast ... just something that will do a good job for a long time.
Okay, so the one that seems to stand out for me is the Makita 2012NB 12"
Planer. It gets good reviews and is in my price range (under $500).
Amazon has its list price at $900, marked down to $412. Sounds like a
Could anyone vouch for this planer, or recommend a better one for about
the same money (or hopefully, less)?