UNSW Making


Staff only machine

A thicknesser is a woodworking machine used to machine boards to a consistent thickness throughout their length and flat on both surfaces.

Felder Surface Planer A951L Manual (PDF)

Required Badge

Thicknesser/Planer Badge
Thicknesser/Planer Badge image

Individual Training on the Thicknesser


Suitable Materials

  • Solid Timber
  • Wood


  • Machining

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Felder D 951 Planing Width: 504mm 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Hafco PT-305S 305 x 225mm 1