Planer-Thicknessers/ Planers/Thicknessers

Planer-Thicknesser AD 741

Scope of application

Tried and tested quality with the new design of the AD 741

The tried and tested planer/thicknesser from the Felder 700 series is renowned for its excellent planing results and reliability. In the new design the AD 741 offers an unbeatable price/performance ratio and is a perfect entry level model into professional woodworking. Like all planers from Felder, the AD 741 can also be equipped with the revolutionary Silent-Power® spiral cutterblock guaranteeing optimal working conditions by halving the noise emissions.


  • Easy, synchronised opening of the solid planing table
  • Minimum space requirement due to the optimised planing fence
  • Accuracy to a tenth of a millimetre on the thicknessing table adjustment with digital indicator
  • Optional “Power-Drive” package for electrical control
  • Easy to read depth of scale, optimally integrated into the machine chassis
  • The Felder system cutterblock, has been guaranteeing perfect planing results for decades
  • Innovative Silent-Power® spiral cutterblock halves noise emissions

FELDER. Quality and precision in a nutshell

Since 1956, a guarantee for perfect results with excellent ease of use and reliability in regular professional use. Woodworkers are always enthusiastic about the individual and solid solutions for small and mid-sized businesses.

The most important highlights at a glance


... Your decision for Felder, a risk-free decision

Thicknesser AD 741 Felder Felder Group woodworking
  • The right machine for every budget
  • Complete reliability in professional use
  • Tailor made machine solutions
  • High quality cast iron machine table and aggregates
  • Innovative detail solutions derived from 60 years of experience - already included in the standard configuration
  • First class manufacturing and finishing standards
  • Intuitive application concepts
  • Modern, distinct design
  • Quality and precision from Austria
  • Powerful and efficient
  • Complete package: Comprehensive service support


The solid cast iron cutterblock housing is built for heavy duty work. The serrated steel infeed roller and micro-serrated steel outfeed roller ensure a smooth transport of the workpiece through the machine. Both steel rollers are well dimensioned and are non-wearing.
The Felder system cutterblock has guaranteed perfect planing results for decades. Resin free locking screws and the self-setting knives make it possible to change the blade in less than 2 minutes. Time consuming adjustments and purchasing of expensive setting gauges are a thing of the past.
  • 2 or 4 knife cutterblock
  • Quick and effortless knife change
  • Self-aligning knives are perfectly set each and every time!
  • No resin buildup on the clamping bolts.
  • Extremely quiet operation due to the enclosed design
  • Excellent durability of knife edges
  • Cost savings due to the 2 sided low cost knives

Exclusive for planer/thicknessers from the Felder Group. The Silent-Power® spiral cutterblock reduces noise emissions by more than half when planing. The continuous pulling cut ensures tear-free results when planing all types of wood. With this revolutionary new development from Format4 you are obtaining all of the advantages of a spiral cutterblock at considerably lower operating, investment and adjustment costs. The advantages of the Silent-Power® cutterblock at a glance ...

  • Extremely quiet, noise is reduced by half
  • Usable blade life twenty times longer than standard blades
  • Four highly precise cutting edges on each knife
  • Optimised chip extraction and reduced chip volume
  • Tear-free planing results
  • Reduced power consumption when compared to similar systems

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The chip removal can be adjusted continuously to up to 4 mm. The magnifying glass guarantees accurate reading of the scale.
The planer fence: A masterpiece of engineering providing stability, precision and performance! The fence can be tilted with end-stops at 90° to 45°.
The space saving planer guard is integrated into the machine chassis which stabilises the workpiece when planing and bevelling.
Quickest ever conversion from planer to thicknesser by simultaneously lifting the spring-assisted planer tables
Simple choice for the power feeder speeds of 6 m/min. and 12 m/min. As an option, the machine can be equipped with a reversing controller. To control the dust extractor system, connect it to a potential-free contact. This option automatically turns on your dust extractor.
The fully electrical “Power-Drive” thicknesser table control offers the most precise adjustment and repeat accuracy. With a twist of the knob, you can quickly adjust the thicknessing height, then fine-adjust using the button. An integrated LED-display displays the actual value.
Thicknessing accuracy to one tenth of a millimeter with the use of the handwheel and its integrated digital display. Max. Thicknessing height 230 mm.
Heavy chip loads are no problem for the chip extraction hood due to its efficient design and large dimension.
2 spring-loaded pressure bars prevent “fluttering” of very thin workpieces whilst thicknessing.
With the proven Felder table extension systems, you can extend your planer table quickly and without tools.
Using the tried and tested FELDER table extensions it is quick and easy to extend your thicknessing table by up to 1000 mm without the use of tools.
The horizontal mortiser is mounted on the planer side. An optional ­dowelling device can be added to increase the mortiser capability.
FELDER Planer Thicknesser Range

Customer service & maintenance

Specially trained service personnel are always available to provide specialised on-site service for you. If the matter is urgent you can call our hotline centre for straightforward immediate help.  Contact our consultants or report your request conveniently online around the clock.

Do you have any questions?

We are happy to advise you online, over the phone or on-site at one of our more than 270 sales and service centres worldwide. 


Felder Gruppe Echipamente SRL

Felder Gruppe Echipamente SRL
Str. Turnu Magurele 270D, Cladirea Cavar Center, Corp B, Parter
041713 Bucharest
Tel.: Sales: +40 731 335337