15" Planer Comparison: Grizzly vs. Powermatic vs. Delta and More!

So once you’ve selected your 8″ jointer (or decided on a 6″…) you’ve got to pick yourself out a planer. We dug through hundreds of forum threads to find out which 15 inch planers have gotten the most recommendations.

This 15 planer comparison should give you a good idea on which planers are the most popular, and provide a starting point for making your planer purchase decision!

Top 9 15″ Planers, According to Woodworking Forums:
1) Grizzly 15 Inch Planer: 88 Overall Recommendations

Grizzly G0453: 30 Recommendations
Grizzly G0453Z: 14 Recommendations
Grizzly G1021X2: 11 Recommendations
Grizzly G1021X: 7 Recommendations
Grizzly G0551: 6 Recommendations
Grizzly G1021Z: 1 Recommendation

2) Powermatic 15 Inch Planer: 35 Overall

Powermatic 15HH: 21 Recommendations
Powermatic 15S: 14 Recommendations

3) Delta 15 Inch Planer: 30 Overall

Delta DC-380: 10 Recommendations
Delta X5: 5 Recommendations
Delta 22-780x: 4 Recommendations
Delta 22-790x: 4 Recommendations
Delta 22-785X: 1 Recommendation

4) Jet 15 Inch Planer: 17 Overall

Jet JWP-15HO: 4 Recommendations
Jet #708529: 2 Recommendations
Jet JWP-1rDX: 1 Recommendation

5) Yorkcraft 15 Inch Planer: 14 Overall

Yorkcraft YC-15P: 4 Recommendations

6) General International 15 Inch Planer: 12 Overall

General International 30-115: 4 Recommendations
General International 30-125: 4 Recommendations

7) Steel City 15 Inch Planer: 6 Recommendations

8) ShopFox 15 Inch Planer: 6 Overall

ShopFox 1742: 3 Recommendations

9) King Industrial 15 Inch Planer: 5 Overall

King 385-FX: 1 Recommendations
King Industrial CT380C: 1 Recommendations

More Planer Resources:
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Selecting a 15” Planner, Fixed vs. Moveable Bed *LINK*
G0453 15″ Planer ?
POWERMATIC 15HH Thickness Planer
grizzly 1021×2 or grizzly 0453z
Planer differences ???
Yorkcraft planer review
workshop accident (injury while changing planer blades…)

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One Response to 15" Planer Comparison: Grizzly vs. Powermatic vs. Delta and More!

  1. Nice list, the market’s first-rate equipment.

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