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6 Amp Corded 3-1/4 in. Hand Planer

  • Dual dust ports to direct dust out of user's direction
  • Includes: (2) Double Edged Blades, Edge Guide, and Tool Bag
  • Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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Product Overview

RYOBI introduces the 6 Amp Corded 3-1/4 in. Hand Planer. The 6 Amp 3-1/4 in. Hand Planer provides more power in a more compact design than the previous model and has up to 1/8 in. depth of cut. This tool features a kickstand which allows you to set the planer down on a work piece or table area without damaging the work piece or the blade. To learn more about RYOBI tools, go to RYOBItools.com and check out RYOBI Nation. Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty, the 6 Amp 3-1/4 in. Hand Planer includes two reversible double edged blades, a blade wrench, a rabbet edge guide, a dust bag, a tool bag, and an operator’s manual.
  • Powerful 6 Amp motor for superior performance
  • No load speed of 16,500 RPM
  • Adjust from 1/96 in. to 1/8 in. depth of cut in 1/96 in. increments
  • Integrated chamfering groove in the front shoe
  • Improved GRIPZONE overmold for optimum grip and user comfort
  • Rear mounted kickstand protects work piece or table area from idle planer or blades
  • Lock-off button prevents unintended operation
  • Lock-off button locks switch trigger in the off position when the trigger is released
  • Convenient blade wrench storage
  • Attachable dust bag helps keep your work area free of dust and debris
  • Dual left or right chip exhaust
  • 3-1/4 in. maximum planing width
  • Chamfer groove in the base
  • 6 ft. cord provides user convenience
  • 3-year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes: (1) HPL52K Hand Planer, (2) reversible double edged blades, blade wrench, rabbet edge guide, dust bag, tool bag, and operator’s manual

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Batteries IncludedNo No
Cordless/ CordedCordlessCordedCordlessCorded
Battery Amp Hours4 Ah No Battery
Power Tool FeaturesNo Additional Features Dust Collection
Maximum Speed (rpm)11000165001100017000
Motor TypeBrushed Brushed
Amperage (amps) 6 5.5
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Product Depth (in.)
17 in
Product Height (in.)
13 in
Product Width (in.)
7 in


Amperage (amps)
Blade Type(s)
Reversible Double-edged Carbide
Blade Width (in.)
3.25 in
Color Family
Cord Length (ft.)
Corded Tool Type
Cordless/ Corded
Blades,Dust Collection
Maximum Speed (rpm)
Product Weight (lb.)
10 lb
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Manufacturer's Warranty

Questions & Answers


What is the size of the dust port?

Asked by DIYGUY April 10, 2021

DIYGUY, thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 6 Amp Corded 3-1/4 in. Hand Planer. The exhaust port is 1-1/4 in. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RYOBI Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-800-525-2579 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

Can this be used to trim a 1/4" off a solid bed room door with a couple of passes, I need to cus...

Asked by dave February 6, 2021


I need to plane 1 " teak lumber to 3/4 inch.Each board is about 4 inches wide by 40" long.Is the ...

Asked by Bill December 13, 2020

Yes and much much more. You may also want to look at a bench top version that you feed your small strips of wood through

Can i shave down studs To fit window frame with it.

Asked by Craig August 19, 2020

Window framing usually has a king stud and trimmer. I would Saws-all out the trimmer, remove all nails then thickness plane. Without removing the trimmer or window sill plate there is not enough room to plane to the end of the stud

Would this work to remove old paint from fence rails (2x4s)?

Asked by Cari July 1, 2020

yes, a power hand planer is a quick way to remove old finish...BUT find all the nails and firmly countersink or expect to damage the blade. Shops that mill old wood use a metal detector. if you can not clearly locate all the nails, you make want to look at an alternative like a good pressure washer especially if there are inside corners that would not be accessible with the hand planer. Safety First!

Could you use this to flatten the edge of something like pallet wood so they will join together w...

Asked by MrMickles June 11, 2020

Yes, that is exactly what this tool is used for.

Does one sharpen the blades or simply replace them?

Asked by Stan February 8, 2020

Replace them

Would this work on the edges of MDF panels?

Asked by DIYer December 6, 2019

Good question. I have not used it on fibre board. I used it on the narrow edge of a 2x6 and it was a super clean cut. I guess if a piece of fibre board had the approximate density of pine, it would be effective. In any case, the price is great for a very good planer.

Could this help straighten some boards I'm using for a table top?

Asked by Chris November 4, 2019

a join planer would be better.

I have an entire exterior of clapboard to strip. Can this take small increments of material off over several passes?

Asked by John September 21, 2019

You should be able to use on all flat surface to remove the layers. Consistent pass through over a surface will have better result

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Customer Reviews

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  • 94% recommend this product
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Decent for the money, albeit rather imprecise
This thing works great if you need to quickly chew down some material that's no wider than its foot, or don't particularly care how smooth of a cut it is. I was able to put a smooth, relatively square edge on a board that I simply broke in half down the middle. However, the original reason I bought this was with the hopes of smoothing out live edge slabs and tabletops. In that regard, this tool does not fulfill my needs. As others have mentioned, out of the box it will leave large gouges on your surface. If you have a lot of material to remove and don't mind spending a lot of time sanding, then this will probably work fine for you. This is the only power planer I've used, but my understanding is that others have similar limitations (although, as with this one, the reviews are mixed on that). Another problem is that out of the box the adjustments for the front shoe are off by a significant amount. In the attached photo the dial is set to 0, but you can clearly see there is a gap between the top of the front shoe and the rear shoe. I have to adjust the front shoe down to the 1/36th mark before it levels out. Also, the blades are horribly unaligned. Because the front shoe was so far off, the blades also were both adjusted far too high so even at 0, it would still cut a significant amount of material. Furthermore, because of the misalignment, I was getting a tremendous amount of snipe at the ends of the boards. I adjusted the blades so that when the front & rear shoes are level the blades would take no bite... almost. Almost because the blade adjustment is also very inaccurate. You have to loosen 3 jam-nuts and adjust a hex bolt at either end of the blade. Once you get it where you want it, you tighten the jam-nuts back down. The problem is that when you tighten the nuts the blade moves a little. It's not much, but it is enough to put one end of the blade at a slightly different height from the other end. I'm guessing this is where the gouges are coming from when running this across flat surfaces. The edge guide isn't 100% square, but it's also not very sturdy so even if it were square you wouldn't be able to line it up perfectly square anyway. It does help you keep things relatively flat and square though if "close enough" is what you're after. I'm aware there are ways to square up the front & rear shoes, and given enough tweaking I'm sure I could get the blades perfectly square, but for my time & money, this just wasn't the tool for me. Overall this is a decent tool. If you don't need 100% accuracy, this is a great buy. If you need something to level out large surfaces, maybe stick with a hand plane.
by Jordan
4 people found this helpful
No mess with vacumn.....
of leveling out our subfloor joints. I hooked a 90 degree PVC adapter/reducer (1 1/4" x 1") to the shop vac and voila, no mess. I just needed to team out the inside a bit with the dremel.
by Nak
3 people found this helpful
Like the power of it!
Started using it on my floor. Works great. Good handing.
by Scott j
Great product, great price
Great product, great price
by ChickenMan
1 person found this helpful
This lightweight player is awesome it’ll eat up chew up and spit the water out and it whatever su...
This lightweight player is awesome it’ll eat up chew up and spit the water out and it whatever surface you’re trying to level level truly an awesome machine
by Thad1
1 person found this helpful
not for newbees
Im new to power tools and am not the most skilled DIY’r. I tried using it for a wood slab im hoping to make into an epoxy resin countertop. Planer left huge gouges. The planer is heavy and might take much practice. Not likely the best tool for the unskilled hand.
by Raul
7 people found this helpful
The Ryobi planer turned out be far better than expected. It works great for edging and truing dow...
The Ryobi planer turned out be far better than expected. It works great for edging and truing down wood,( I make exotic boxes out of spalted logs. My main reason for a planer). My past experience with door edge planers was that they were unruly and dangerous. Not the cast with this one. Smooth adjustment and good discharge ports. You need not buy another brand, their too pricey. But, you need to check out this video before you buy. https://youtu.be/_a1HCqK5i-A
by Pete
11 people found this helpful
Easy to use and very handy!
Easy to use and very handy!
by Bardz
1 person found this helpful
Love it. Easy to use. We got this to cut down kitchen cabinet doors fir remodel. We are going to...
Love it. Easy to use. We got this to cut down kitchen cabinet doors fir remodel. We are going to non mortis hinges on inset doors. Love the guide and storage bag.
1 person found this helpful
Saved the day
Bought the ryobi planer to help finish a sled headboard. What a lifesaver. Worked perfectly and furnished product was a hit.
by Billf
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