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    This is just tiring, so I will attempt to make...

    This is just tiring, so I will attempt to make this the last post on this topic.
    My original comments were sarcastic in response to the OP's question.

    Next I was asked if I ever read any of his...
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    "Well, My name isn't Schwarz, I don't care for...

    "Well, My name isn't Schwarz, I don't care for the Roubo design and I'm not a 16th century French woodworker, other than that, the bench is probably fine."

    So I'm crotchety, uneducated and so on...
  3. My method would be a little less complicated than...

    My method would be a little less complicated than some others.
    Make your own drill guide block from a piece of hardwood.
    Test drill, adjust, tweak or whatever you need to do on a sacrificial piece...
  4. Is this the first hard wax oil type product...

    Is this the first hard wax oil type product you've used?
    Just wondering if you had already used something like Fiddes or similar to compare it to in terms of durability. ...
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    Difficult question and choice. I hesitate to...

    Difficult question and choice.
    I hesitate to post this piece as it's not my best or most complex work but does hold a special place to me, as it's the first piece I made that really received any...
  6. I read his blog as well and can say from...

    I read his blog as well and can say from experience that the American Japanese saws have a huge amount of tooth set compared to the genuine Japanese saws. Sometimes pull saw and Japanese saw get used...
  7. Thank you, I appreciate it

    Thank you, I appreciate it
  8. I also do a fair bit of turning and thought the...

    I also do a fair bit of turning and thought the same thing, 150 grit is where I usually start. I would definitely have to change me sanding regime.
    I'm usually wary of finishes that create a slurry...
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    You seem to be trying to be the voice of reason....

    You seem to be trying to be the voice of reason.
    For starters, I never used the word "rampant", so putting words in my mouth isn't really helping anything. And if you didn't "get" the sarcasm from...
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    This entire thread has gone astray. I answered...

    This entire thread has gone astray.
    I answered the OP's question and made a sarcastic comment about the designer of the bench in question.
    MEANING, if Mr Schrawz hasn't found the "perfect" bench in...
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    Wow, you people do not tolerate anyone who thinks...

    Wow, you people do not tolerate anyone who thinks for themselves or has a contrary option.
    I don't agree with you so I'm uneducated in this context?
    Absolutely amazing
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    You find it comical that people feel passionate...

    You find it comical that people feel passionate about their own opinion? You barely write a few sentences before you disregard everyone who disagrees with your opinion?
    " The Roubo is a very good...
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    They are only called the good old days due to bad...

    They are only called the good old days due to bad memories
  14. i have to agree, you can't ask people to design...

    i have to agree, you can't ask people to design your shop and your tool storage if you want it to work for you.
    Figure out what you reach for most and how convenient it should be, no one can tell...
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    Same here, +1 for brining

    Same here, +1 for brining
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    I have read his first workbench book about 12...

    I have read his first workbench book about 12 years ago, didn't like it then, nothing has changed.
    I have nothing personally against Mr. Schwarz, we just have a much different approach to...
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    I cook my birds upside down, breast down and the...

    I cook my birds upside down, breast down and the back where all the fat is on top.
    Works well for me.
    Have a happy Thanksgiving everyone.
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    Along with a couple of others here, I don't get...

    Along with a couple of others here, I don't get the entire allure or obsession of benches. I can certainly appreciate the fine construction and detail put into some of them, which seem to be more...
  19. Let me just add that this is something I've been...

    Let me just add that this is something I've been doing for too many years to remember and personally have never had a problem. I never thought it was strange or controversial in any way.
    There are...
  20. Never been an issue, BTW i use Renaissance wax

    Never been an issue, BTW i use Renaissance wax
  21. My first thought was stop watching YT and go...

    My first thought was stop watching YT and go practice, sorry couldn't resist.

    I'm with most of the others. Marking all sides of the cut and starting at a corner seems to he the most in my...
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    This is a similar method to the one that that I...

    This is a similar method to the one that that I use, it's the same principal a searing a steak.
  23. Thanks, been a while since I saw that

    Thanks, been a while since I saw that
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    I couldn't agree more

    I couldn't agree more
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    I say do what you want with them, I just wouldn't...

    I say do what you want with them, I just wouldn't use the word "sophisticated" to describe the honing kit.
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