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    • Yes, the feed tables are supposed to provide sup upward force. My planer is an older model, and does not include the adjustable tables, so lifting the ends is my only option.
    • @duckkisser, where the heck you been bud? 
    • The Mystery I dug up the old rotted planks and... There was nothing but gravel underneath them. So now I need to grab a half yard to smooh everything out, but at least the shed floor will be stable. Still no idea what they were for originally. Best guess I could come up with was maybe an old tool stand for a compressor, since it's not far from a 30amp outlet. Lighting I got another 10 fixtures installed, and I am loving them. I screwed two fixtures to a piece of 2x2 scrap and hung that from the old fleurescent chains. It's not the prettiest solution, but it does even out the light nicely right over where I'm planning to put the main bench. I'll probably do another bar hanging over the front of the bay and I want to add a line of lights over what will become the stationary tool wall as well. I had originally considered re-using some of my old feit fixtures upstairs, but they'd look pretty bad next to the new ones, so I hung the old fixtures out in the (sadly treasureless) woodshed. Insulation I called the outstanding insulation contractors. One hasn't gotten back to me yet and the other seems to have lost my bid entitely. So with no movement there, I decided to go ahead and tackle the garage doors. Of course, the first thing I did was drive the horn of my lumber rack right into the bottom and mangle the whole damn door. An hour or so of swearing, clamping, and bending and I was able to get the worst of the damage out, fix the wheels that had jumped, and kept my airseal. I went with EPS, for both its cheapness and its relative weight versus XPS. The doors are already becoming a bit of a pain to open, and who knows how long it'll take to get someone out to re-tension the spring and tune the track alignment. I may add another layer of something over the rails, for looks and to help with transfer through the metal bars. A good sharp knife kept the foam pebbles manageable. One door takes three full sheets of foam and an entire roll of aluminum tape, but it already feels nicer working next to it. The most important addition Tunes! I had a little bluetooth speaker setup, but I finally got the old receiver and surround sound shlepped over from the old house and installed. Between the heat (I can hold at around 65 when working during the day), lighting, and sound, the shop is finally at a point I could actually start comfortably working on projects. Obviously I'm not stopping here, but it's very heartening to have the space feeling comfortable. Bonus This cute little fella joined me today for lunch outside.
    • Honestly... Now might be the time to take a framing hammer and give it a nice whack . Just to get over the fear of dinging it up.
    • Or to show that he can handle 18* temps in a tee! 
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