There are lots of things you are supposed to do when you buy and set up power tools. You have to plan for how to get power to them. How they fit into your work flow. How easily they can be moved around the shop.
And, according to most owner’s manuals, they have to be leveled once they are set into place.
Oh, sure, the reasoning is sound. You don’t want to introduce any warp into your tool’s top, but, come on. We are woodworkers, not machinists. We want to start building as fast as possible!
So, this week, tell us, do you go through the step of leveling your tools, or it that something you don’t consider?