The Modified Makita KP0810 Kit is for those who want to build the modified planer themselves. This kit was designed to also work for the European & Australian version of the Makita KP0810. Some of the major modifications of the kit include: New Rear Handle, Modified 1/4 Turn Depth Control, and New Front Handle.
Note - At this time, the Makita KP0810 Planer can be purchased through online retailers for $199. The resulting total cost for Modified Makita Planer is $399 (planer $199 + kit $200) when using this DIY modification kit.