The Roman Bench is Moving Along
Rome wasn't built in a day because they were waiting to finish this bench.
The only downside of this bench I can find is that they muck up holdfasts. I’m not quite there yet, but I’m doing my research as I build this, which is kind of fun. Learn as you go.
I ordered some new whetstones off Amazon and once received, I can plane the top down, hopefully. This is where an electric bench planer is handy. But I admittedly need to work on my hand planing skills, to get the feel of these new Jorgensen planes I’m using. So far I really like them(see below). I don’t know what Rex Kreuger’s talking about (he was pretty hard on them) unless it’s some sort of marketing ploy to differentiate himself. He is selling tools himself now, you know. A la JK-M. And some other woodworking YouTubers. Or YouTubing woodworkers.
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