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Grow table with adjustable lights

 
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Being into woodworking, I've been a fan of Izzy Swan (Think Woodworks) for some time.

In his latest project, he built a nice grow table for microgreens and/or sprouts with adjustable-height lighting.  He uses almost exclusively dimensional lumber and plywood, so construction is cheap and efficient.

From what I gather, he mainly wanted to keep the lights optimally close to the plants, but he found in the end that being able to get the fixtures out of the way made watering a lot easier.

Well, I hope you all find this as useful as i did. :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbrYx1U-WHY
 
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Wow! He really knows his stuff (loved the wooden dinosaur in the intro!!! ) I wish I had his shop, I might try this. As is, I would be doing it outside with makeshift tools so I'm not sure it is worth it. I guess I will have to stick to my plastic shelves and grow lights adjusted by hanging them from wires. Maybe someday ...
 
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