Model # R4331

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RIDGID 13 in. Thickness Corded Planer
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RIDGID

13 in. Thickness Corded Planer

  • Dual-edge, self-aligning blades for extended life
  • Includes: Magnetic Blade Wrench and Depth Adjustment Handle
  • Free parts and service for life with registration
$ 439 00
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Product Overview

  • Dual-edge, self-aligning blades for extended life
  • Includes: Magnetic Blade Wrench and Depth Adjustment Handle
  • Free parts and service for life with registration
RIDGID introduces the 13 in. Thickness Corded Planer. This planer has a 120-Volt, 15 Amp motor that delivers 9000 RPM for maximum power and continuous operation. It features a 3-blade cutter head with quick-changing, dual-edge blades that are reversible and self-aligning for a smooth surface with minimal blemishes. The multiple depth features help you achieve your desired depth and the 13 in. wide feed capacity is great for planning large stock. Backed by the Industry Leading Lifetime Service Agreement, the 13 in. Corded Thickness Planer includes a magnetic blade wrench, a depth adjustment handle, a switch key, a dust port, and an operator's manual.
  • Chip impeller dust removal system to effectively pull wood chips from the workpiece for improved cuts and a cleaner work area
  • Sure-cut carriage lock to lock the cutter head to help minimize snipe at the end of the workpiece
  • Large infeed/outfeed table extensions for extra workpiece support to help eliminate snipe
  • Steel top with glides for extra wide area to easily stage your material for its next cut
  • Easy-to-reach, adjustable, top-mounted handle with 1/16 in. per revolution precision
  • Soft-Touch controls for improved comfort and grip
  • Ind-I-Cut depth gauge for instantly measuring the cutting depth before each pass
  • 8-adjustable repeat-a-cut depth stops to precisely plane multiple workpieces to consistent, desired thickness for repetitive tasks
  • Repeat-a-cut depth stops 8 adjustable stops to precisely plane multiple work pieces to consistent desired thickness for repetitive tasks
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase
  • Includes: (1) R4331 thickness planer, magnetic blade wrench, depth adjustment handle, switch key, dust port, and operator’s manual
  • RIDGID: Powerful. Durable. Professional.
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Product Overview

  • Dual-edge, self-aligning blades for extended life
  • Includes: Magnetic Blade Wrench and Depth Adjustment Handle
  • Free parts and service for life with registration
Model #: R4331
Sku #: 429753
Internet #: 100634358

RIDGID introduces the 13 in. Thickness Corded Planer. This planer has a 120-Volt, 15 Amp motor that delivers 9000 RPM for maximum power and continuous operation. It features a 3-blade cutter head with quick-changing, dual-edge blades that are reversible and self-aligning for a smooth surface with minimal blemishes. The multiple depth features help you achieve your desired depth and the 13 in. wide feed capacity is great for planning large stock. Backed by the Industry Leading Lifetime Service Agreement, the 13 in. Corded Thickness Planer includes a magnetic blade wrench, a depth adjustment handle, a switch key, a dust port, and an operator's manual.

  • Chip impeller dust removal system to effectively pull wood chips from the workpiece for improved cuts and a cleaner work area
  • Sure-cut carriage lock to lock the cutter head to help minimize snipe at the end of the workpiece
  • Large infeed/outfeed table extensions for extra workpiece support to help eliminate snipe
  • Steel top with glides for extra wide area to easily stage your material for its next cut
  • Easy-to-reach, adjustable, top-mounted handle with 1/16 in. per revolution precision
  • Soft-Touch controls for improved comfort and grip
  • Ind-I-Cut depth gauge for instantly measuring the cutting depth before each pass
  • 8-adjustable repeat-a-cut depth stops to precisely plane multiple workpieces to consistent, desired thickness for repetitive tasks
  • Repeat-a-cut depth stops 8 adjustable stops to precisely plane multiple work pieces to consistent desired thickness for repetitive tasks
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase
  • Includes: (1) R4331 thickness planer, magnetic blade wrench, depth adjustment handle, switch key, dust port, and operator’s manual
  • RIDGID: Powerful. Durable. Professional.
  • Click Here to Register Your Product

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  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

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Blade(s) Included Yes Yes Yes Yes
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Specifications

Dimensions

Maximum cut depth (in.)
.125
Product Depth (in.)
20.9
Product Height (in.)
25.7
Product Width (in.)
15.6

Details

Amperage (amps)
15
Bench & Stationary Tool Type
Planer
Bench or Stationary
Bench
Blade(s) Included
Yes
Color Family
Orange
Color/Finish
Orange
Condition
New
Maximum Board Thickness
6 in
Maximum Speed (rpm)
9000
Minimum cut depth (in.)
0
Number of Cutting Blades
3
Product Weight (lb.)
72.88 lb
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year limited warranty; eligible for Lifetime Service Agreement.

Specifications

Dimensions

Maximum cut depth (in.)
.125
Product Depth (in.)
20.9
Product Height (in.)
25.7
Product Width (in.)
15.6

Details

Amperage (amps)
15
Bench & Stationary Tool Type
Planer
Bench or Stationary
Bench
Blade(s) Included
Yes
Color Family
Orange
Color/Finish
Orange
Condition
New
Maximum Board Thickness
6 in
Maximum Speed (rpm)
9000
Minimum cut depth (in.)
0
Number of Cutting Blades
3
Product Weight (lb.)
72.88 lb
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year limited warranty; eligible for Lifetime Service Agreement.

Questions & Answers

Does planer come with stand

Asked by: jim
No, this is a bench top planer. While you can build or purchase a stand for it with relative ease. It works well on a work bench using bench dogs to keep it from slipping.
Answered by: YeOleWoodwright
Date published: 2018-07-02

Could I use this to square up a 5-8 inch thick log (about 4 ft long)?

I have some Russian Olive branches that have been drying for about 2 years. I want to make something out of the wood but need to square it so that I can cut it on a table saw.
Asked by: Paul
Your best bet would be to split or saw the log in half and run it over a jointer until you have a straight flat side. Use a band saw to cut the long edges about a half inch wider that you want. Use the jointer to straighten out one of the long ends and then cut the other end to width with a table saw. You will now have it squared up on three sided. Using the table saw you can rough cut the remaining side to within a quarter inch and then finish it up on the planer.
Answered by: YeOleWoodwright
Date published: 2018-07-02

It dose come with the cutting blades right, when I went to order online it looked like you had to purchase them also.

Asked by: HillBilly
Yes, It does com out of the box ready to work. The only items that you have to assemble are the dust chute, the safety key, and the depth adjustment handle on top. After that your ready to work.
Answered by: Nukediver1201
Date published: 2018-05-10

Is it a single or duel speed unit?

Asked by: LZDK
is this planer a dual speed product
Answered by: ljr2
Date published: 2018-12-27
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Customer Reviews

13 in. Thickness Corded Planer is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 591.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Dissapointed My experience is similar to many other here. i bought the planer in October with plans to build a few pieces of furniture. Got it out in December and got started, had problems with it screeching on the second day of use. I've only ran Pine through it. noticed the second day that it was gouging every board, the blades chipped from hitting i knot i guess. The planer started screeching very randomly and abruptly, then became worse. I've taken it apart and found that by removing belts and troubleshooting it only seems to occur with the gear box implemented, and it doesnt matter if the rollers are loaded or not. By the time i had time to perform all of this troubleshooting it is now February and the return policy is 90 days. Home Depot won't exchange it for me, and i'm not going to bother with Ridgid after reading all of these reviews. Looks like Ridgid just got me for $450 on this one and i'm back to the drawing board with trying to add a planer to my shop.
Date published: 2019-02-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Mechanic Special Brand new the cutter head was 1/8th off level accross the width of the machine. The manual states to take it in for maintenance. I was able to adjust the chain under the machine to fix the issue but this should not have been necessary. I moved the left pinion up 7 teeth on the chain to achieve a level cutter head. The machine was on a level surface planing 1/32nd off 3/4 hardwood on it's first pass and with a 4in wide piece I could visually see how off level it was. If it's going to ship from the factory like this I would like an easier method to level the cutterhead. Being my first time ever even using a planner let alone owning one maybe I'm mistaken and this is a common adjustment on any or all models. If that is the case it still wouldn't hurt adding instructions to the manual. ...2 days after the chain adjustment the machine has been performing well for me on hardwood glue ups.
Date published: 2018-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ridgid 13"Thickness Planer W/ 3-Blade Cutterhead I really like this planer! After reading many reviews on planers in its price range $300.00 - $400.00 I decided to buy this one. Most all of the Delta, Dewalt and Ryobi's had issues that guys didn't like the results they were getting or the issues they had to put up with like, time to change out the blades and snipping issues. My view on buying tools is this...I may not be a professional wood guy but I also don't want to buy something I am not going to be happy with. So I tend to pay a little more for my tools so "A" they last me and "B" I don't have issues with changing part or having problems getting them easily. So, I went with this one. Un-boxing: It was a snap. All I had to do was put on the dusk collector and plug it in. I made sure that all of the blades and such were tight and level and then ran a test peace of wood. "PERFECTION"!!! I can not state how much I like this thing. I even ran an end grain cutting board made from Purple Heart through it and it didn't snip it at all. Buy this thing you wont be sorry.
Date published: 2010-12-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Assembly and initial use of the planer has been great.... Assembly and initial use of the planer has been great. However after planing off approximately 3bf from 12" wide maple at 1/64" per pass the blades are beginning to dull and chip. Also the feed rollers are beginning to slip from accumulation of dust in the rubber/foam material. This is annoying.
Date published: 2019-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I've had this planer for 4 years or so, and it had performed well. As a weekender beginner woodwo... I've had this planer for 4 years or so, and it had performed well. As a weekender beginner woodworker, it had periods of infrequent use, and then periods of heavy use. It planed Bamboo flooring with miraculous ease, surprisingly. Please READ the owners manual. it states to check screws and such after 50 hours of use. I STRONGLY recommend much more frequently as I started having screws fall out. no problem, put them back in and learned a tremendous amount about this planer. It is actually built quite well, just needs more attention to assembly. my only real issue is after running about 400 feet of bamboo, (multiple passes at quarter turn of turret) blades became dull. no problem. ordered new blades and all heck broke loose. as it turns out, to get the best performance, use the exact original blades. The so called replacement blades the ridged labels are for multiple planers, ie r4330/r4331. this is a r4331. the replacement blades are a lesser width, and after extensive conversations with ridged and several techs, discovered the replacement blades don't clear the rollers sufficiently, causing poor cutting(almost none existing) gouging and severe sniping after a week of this fiasco, ended up putting in the original blades( dull) and all problems disappeared. HD and Ridgid…. please relabel the replacement blades and provide the original blades, and you will have less complaints and service issues. I have now put over 500 feet of bamboo through this machine and it is working flawlessly, dull blades and all.
Date published: 2019-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great planer for the price I use my planer every day in a pretty high volume shop and plane oak, cherry, walnut, hickory, cedar, maple and cypress. It has some issues - would prefer the vacuum port come out the other side away from the adjustment handle; I replaced the cheap screws holding the blades in place with 10MM bolts with heads; does drop some chips even when hooked up to a large vacuum - but not a real problem; have had to take in for service once and the process worked well - fixed and returned in a couple of days; I was going through a set of blades a week until I made a jig that allows me to hone the old blades and they work great for a few days - then I just hone them again - fortunately I kept all the old blades; had some snipe issues that required a lot of "tinkering" to resolve. Overall a GREAT value for the money. I have a larger, much more expensive planer that I rarely use - blades for my other machine are $120 a set. My Home Depot store has plenty of blades (although I don't buy them any more now that I have my honing jig set up). My planer has the lifetime warranty - I plan on using it for a LONG time...
Date published: 2012-06-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent over all with a few exceptions Over all, a really good machine, does a great job. Easy to understand and use. Well made. I like it better than the more expensive Dewalt I borrowed from a friend. The replacement blades are also cheaper then the Dewalt blades. Especially if you buy the 3rd party blades. It does have two issues that are annoying: 1. Even with a good vacuum connected, it drops more wood scraps on the floor, in front of the machine then I expected. 2. The vacuum connection is in a bad location. The hose sticks out from the right side, so you can't get around it while planning wood. The thickness adjustment is on the same side of the machine. Where I would expect to walk during operation, since you need to adjust the thickness on just about every pass. It would have been better if the hose came straight out the back, then the user could connect their vacuum using their preference side to work from. But, I would buy it again if I needed another one,
Date published: 2012-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Accurate, powerful, easy to set up and operate My faithful old Delta 22-560, which makes 18000 cuts per minute with two blades just wasn't quite up to the job of planing end-grain cutting boards. The Ridgid 4331 three blade planer makes 27000 cuts per minute and is so accurate and smooth that it planed several end grain hardwood cutting boards, including one 12 7/8 x 22". After adjusting the in-feed and out-feed table extensions and bolting the R4331 to the work-bench, it planed these difficult to plane pieces so well that they needed very little sanding with my Porter Cable 6" random orbital. Ind-I-Cut made it easy to make several passes of about 1/128", one of the keys to successful end-grain planning. I inspected the blades and blade keepers after this hard workout and they looked perfect. Access to the blades involves removing two screws with the provided tool -- I don't see how it could be much easier. The chip extractor works very well with my dust collecting system. It took only a few minutes to register online with Ridgid to get the lifetime warranty. If this tool keeps performing the way it has this week, I will continue to be very happy.
Date published: 2016-03-28
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