Thicknesser

Used after the surface planer to reduce thicknesses.

enclosed cutter block
The cutter block is totally enclosed
Height rule
Height adjustment by manual measure
Lever
Height adjustment can be by digital gauge as well as manual measure, with levers increasing pressure on the rollers (increased for softer wood)
anti-kickback feet
The main danger is from ejected material, hence anti-kickback feet are fitted

adjusting cutters with a gauge
Up to four cutters are held in place by allen screws (vertical) and tension nuts (horizontal), adjusted with a gauge (shown).
 
Updated 2021-07-06