Bosch GHO12V-08 12V Max Planer Combines Great Design with Impressive Speed for Superior Cordless Performance

Bosch GHO12V-08 12V Max Planer Combines Great Design with Impressive Speed for Superior Cordless Performance

Planer is maneuverable, but doesn’t lack for power on doors or hardwood

Mt. Prospect, Ill., May 30, 2018 – Ease of use is important in every power tool, but none more than the cordless planer. The handy Bosch GHO12V-08 12V Max Planer is designed for easy, balanced operation in a compact design for a cordless planer. At about the same size as a hand plane, the GHO12V-08 power planer has 2.2 In. of planing width and a single-pass planing depth of up to 0.08 In. With an efficient Bosch EC Brushless motor, this cordless planer delivers fast stock removal and a smooth finish.

The tool offers long runtime, planing up to 33 Ft. of one-inch wide hardwood per amp hour (Ah). The planer is ideal for a variety of wood application, including door trimming.

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The Bosch GHO12V-08 12V Max planer features impressive power thanks to its brushless motor. The planer offers fast planing speed of up to 14,500 rpm, and with constant speed circuitry it monitors and maintains speed under load for consistent performance. And because it’s a cordless planer, there’s no possibility of running out of cord in the middle of a pass. Depth adjustment is quick and easy. The tool can create rabbet cuts of up to 0.7 In.

At only 3.3 Lbs. (tool only, not including battery), the cordless planer is light and manageable. The planer housing is machined from a single piece of aluminum block to ensure stability and to reduce vibration. It’s designed with an optimized, deep balance point to help ensure even planing. The tool comes in at just over 10 inches long.

The GHO12V-08 planer provides switchable right or left shavings extraction, as well as a collection bag for shavings and a vacuum hose adapter. It also includes an on-board storage compartment for holding a spare planer blade.

The Bosch cordless planer comes with two 2.2 In (56mm)  Bosch Woodrazor micrograin carbide planer blades, a blade wrench, a shavings diverter, a shavings bag and a vacuum hose adapter. Battery and charger are sold separately.

To learn more about the Bosch GHO12V-08 Planer or to find a local dealer, visit or call 877-BOSCH-99. Check out for additional tips and videos.

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Bosch GHO12V-08N Planer


GHO12V-08 Planer; (2) 2.2 In. (56 mm) Woodrazor micrograin carbide planer blades, blade wrench,  shavings diverter,  shavings bag, vacuum hose adapter

10 In.

3.3 Lbs. (tool only)

14,500 rpm

US: $179

Canada: $229


About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs nearly 34,500 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2017. According to preliminary figures, in 2017 Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.7 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit, and

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,500 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2017). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 78 billion euros ($88 billion) in 2017. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life, and to improve quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 125 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 62,500 associates in research and development.

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Bosch in North America

In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. For more information, please visit, and

About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, the Power Tools Division of North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American diverse power tool and accessories businesses into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century’s worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. Located throughout North America as part of the global power tools division, Bosch associates maintain a legacy of world-class design, manufacture and sale for power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories and measuring tools. For more information, call toll-free 877-BOSCH-99 (877-267-2499) or visit

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