Julian the straight edge and light check should resolve any concerns you
may have had. Assuming you are correct in your observations, then I
don't think you have anything to worry about at all, which is good news :)
We oldies tend to err on the side of caution, usually because we've been
there, done that and cocked it up (at least once ;) ... lol
Do you have any projects in mind for the new mill or is that still a
work in progress?
> I posted a response to Corey, which you might like to read as concerns
> my thought processes that led me to the method I chose.
> I tried your suggestion with a 24" straight edge and there is less than
> .001" across the 24" and I believe the relatively even .001" gab is due
> to remaining rust build up on the left and right of the table.
> I thank you for all your suggestions.