Tell us about yourself!
Science be damned, old welders are who to look to for health advice!(Just kidding, he is wrong. Milk is not magical. It certainly has health benefits but won't protect you from zinc or lead poisoning. Avoid the galvanized metal.)
No, for mind probing they go direct, which is why you need to wear a tinfoil hat (not sure if modern aluminum foil is as effective). The butt-probing is just to mess with us.
"Most of my boards were 1x8. That means the true original measurement was 1.75 by 7.5. After planing both sides the boards were close to 1/2 inch wide."I don't follow. Am I crazy, or are 1x8's 1.75" wide? And that gets planed down to 1/2" wide?