Model#: FESN574553

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Festool HL 850 Planer

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It has been replaced by the FESN574690.

Product Overview


Unlimited rabbeting depth and a versatile planer.
Using an electric planer right up to the edge or on rabbets often produces unsatisfactory results. With Festool's HL 850, users can cut flush to an adjacent surface, as it planes across the entire width of the rabbet itself. With the planer head mounted to one side, it sits flush with the opposite side of the planer housing.
  • Multi-Material Control (MMC) electronics provide soft-start and step-less variable speed control while maintaining constant load speeds and providing thermal/overload protection
  • Spiral metal carbide cutter head design with replaceable cutting knife for smooth, chatter-free cuts
  • Unlimited rabbeting depth allows you to work right up to the edge
  • One-handed locking depth setting streamlines operation, and adjust to a cut depth of up to 3-9/64 in.
  • Efficient dust and chip extraction system mounts on left or right side of tool for best positioning
  • Simple blade replacement makes it easy to get back to work with less downtime
  • Larger wheels, low center of gravity and ergonomically balanced design prevents tipping and improves maneuverability
  • HL 850 Planer - 574553
  • SYS-3 T-Loc Systainer
  • Solid Carbide Blade
  • Parallel Guide
  • Planer Head
  • Rabbet Depth Guide


Weight: 3.9 kg
Amperage: 7
Operating Speed (RPM): 11000
Planing Depth: 9/64 in.
Planing Width: 3-15/16 in.
Rabbeting Depth: Unlimited
Voltage: 120V



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Yes (5)
Powerful (4)
Easy To Use (3)
Best Uses
Home Repair (1)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Cant wait to buy one!
I don't have one yet but was using my friends ( This is one the tools I don't have yet )I had to plan down a solid Brazilian Cherry door. I had to take a hair off and I did not even realize i even cut it so i had do mark the bottom just to make sure I did cut it. Very powerful. Lets say my friend is going to have a hard time getting it back
August 11, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
The Ultimate Portable Planer/Jointer
That's right, it can be a jointer too! To me this is the creme de la creme of power hand planers. It's powerful, versatile, stands way apart from its competitors and, so cleverly, converts itself into a jointer with a few simple attachments. Who could say no?

It's not cheap. Although it's cheap compared to it's little brother planer that's for sure. Of the two, this is the better investment. And if you have the cabbage to spend, this has just got to be the best power hand planer on the market.

I admire it and its engineers, clever fellows.
August 30, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great planer
I love the grip and feel of the planer, the adjustment dial is in a great place and extremely easy to work with. Haven't tried the cutters other than the straight knife and doubt I will at the price. The chip collection bag is a decent size and can take quite a bit of material before emptying. It is a bit difficult to fit everything in the systainer though with the accessories.
August 30, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Handheld jointing
If you've ever had the pleasure of using a good longbed jointer, this planer is as close as you'll get to a handheld version. The weight is perfect. The control is ultra precise and responsive, and the quality of cut is truly unrivaled. Although both planers seem to take a backseat in the Festool family, it is certainly not because of performance. Bar none, the finest planer I have ever laid my hands on..period. Cannot recommend enough.
August 31, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Best Uses
Home Repair
HL 850 E Planer by Festool
Hanging replacement doors that need to be trimmed to size. This was the perfect tool for the job. Only downside is the cost but then you get what you pay for.
December 24, 2013

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Festool Warranty

Festool offers a 3-year warranty, one of the longest in the industry. This warranty is valid on the pre-condition that the tool is used and operated in compliance with the Festool operating instructions. Festool warrants that the specified tool will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a term of 3 years from the date of purchase.

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