Space, or the lack thereof, is always the main concern for the owner of a small shop. I have been trying to figure out what to do with my planer ever since I purchased it. It weighs 92 pounds, so I can’t easily store it on a shelf or in a drawer. I also don’t have enough room for a dedicated planer stand. Up until the making of the video, I just kept it on top of my workbench, sliding it around when I needed it or to get it out of the way. There had to be a better way.
The following video shows what I came up with. I had an idea of what I wanted, I had some parts, but didn’t exactly jump in with a plan. The result is a little rough, but it proves the concept and should improve with each iteration.