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    At 700 pounds, a qualified piano mover could...

    At 700 pounds, a qualified piano mover could handle this.
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    I'll copy this and tape it to the underside of...

    I'll copy this and tape it to the underside of the bench.

    I don't anticipate moving it, again - but someone will.
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    A smaller bench, intended for sawing

    Acting on the example of others with MUCH more tidy shops I'ves sharpening, sawing and planing to their own benches.

    It's still a Trainwreck in progress.


    After wrestling with a shop layout...
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    What's this thing weigh?

    What's this thing weigh?
  5. Japanese plane irons have the corners knocked...

    Japanese plane irons have the corners knocked off, to this same effect. I attempt to emulate this on my plane irons by honing diagonal passes - the corners leave the edge of the stone, last.

    I...
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    Perhaps you didn't read my response, closely....

    Perhaps you didn't read my response, closely.
    "If you're willing to buy from a NEW maker..."

    Connor is making saws that fit the OP's requirements *and* filling new orders.

    If you're offering...
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    I'm no expert, but most of the saws I use have...

    I'm no expert, but most of the saws I use have teeth at either extreme that never engage wood. Given my stature, and length of my arms, saws longer than 22" hit the floor at my sawbench and wander...
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    Safe and sound, thanks. Jim

    Safe and sound, thanks. Jim
  9. Mine is six years old, bone stock and just fine.

    Mine is six years old, bone stock and just fine.
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    ECE plow plane. Shavings of any thickness jam,...

    ECE plow plane.

    Shavings of any thickness jam, fence inevitably shifts.
    Everything I detest in tools: fiddly, expensive and ineffective.
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    Can the brass cap be "feathered" a little - or...

    Can the brass cap be "feathered" a little - or set further back from the cutting edge?
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    PM on small router.

    PM on small router.
  13. Set provides clearance in the kerf for the blade...

    Set provides clearance in the kerf for the blade to pass.

    Large saws with insufficient set bind.
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    Jointers manage, by design.

    Jointers manage, by design.
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    The removable spacer is clever. Kudos

    The removable spacer is clever.

    Kudos
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    Your instinct for self-preservation is strong. ...

    Your instinct for self-preservation is strong.

    The first things sold in divorce are a Man's tools.
    Before long, it's his Pride wearing a price tag.
  17. You have a PM

    You have a PM
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    I was taught to use Waterlox on Cherry, as Watco...

    I was taught to use Waterlox on Cherry, as Watco has a slight Red tint (which looks good on Walnut).

    If you can reach the back of the assembled cabinet, applying finish after glue up avoids lots...
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    I would make the stretcher higher enough for a...

    I would make the stretcher higher enough for a push broom to reach underneath. Much like a kitchen "toe kick" that's high enough that I can get close to the bench (around 4" off the floor).
    ...
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    Unless you're deeply concerned about...

    Unless you're deeply concerned about preservation, replace the leather.

    A shoe or handbag repair shop will have scraps.
    I use "contact cement" to affix mine.
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    It looks a great deal like my Arkansas "Lily...

    It looks a great deal like my Arkansas "Lily white".
    Medium fast cutting (neither coarse nor fine) and sufficient with only stropping to follow for basic tasks.

    Mine rarely needs flattening.
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    418949If you've worked with Oak before, a sharp...

    418949If you've worked with Oak before, a sharp adze (or wide sweep gouge) will leave a shimmering surface. If you've not used Oak before, consider Redwood or Cedar.
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    For small blade honing, see "Jeweler's ring...

    For small blade honing, see "Jeweler's ring clamp".
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    My go to backsaw is 14" long, 4" plate depth...

    My go to backsaw is 14" long, 4" plate depth below the handle.

    My favorite starter saw is often sold with a Maple mitering block - brand name "Do-All", good steel for cheap.

    Saws longer than...
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    I'm not convinced a dead flat bench is...

    I'm not convinced a dead flat bench is achievable.
    If things don't roll off, it might not be necessary.

    Once mounted to a base, the top might "sag" a bit in the middle. Consider mounting the...
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