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The whole process of building this was blogged here too check out my blogthis was the bench crafted split roubo kit done as a guild build with the wood whisperer.
Jun 06, 2012
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#1 posted 06-06-2012 09:48 PM
Incredible workmanship, may it serve you well for years, great job.
Eric in Central Florida.
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#2 posted 06-06-2012 10:11 PM
No if’s, ands, or buts Joe. That thing is a beauty!May it serve you well for years and years !
-- Retirement suits me fine !
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#3 posted 06-06-2012 10:11 PM
Beautiful tool! Nice job.
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#4 posted 06-06-2012 10:13 PM
In my mind rough sawn logs does not qualify as a “Kit”. The amount of work sweat and tears you put into this baby will be in your memory for years to come and you will treasure it like it is part of “you”.
-- Love thy neighbour as thyself
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#5 posted 06-06-2012 10:23 PM
Looks very sturdy, but it is fun to work on.
-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn
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#6 posted 06-06-2012 10:54 PM
Fantastic work!Do you need my address to send it over?
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#7 posted 06-07-2012 01:49 AM
A thing of beauty. How do you think you’ll feel when your chisel slips and you put a big ol’ gouge in that baby? I’d cry my eyes out, that’s what I’d do.
-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"
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#8 posted 06-07-2012 01:57 AM
fabulous work bench.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#9 posted 06-07-2012 02:01 AM
No doubt-this will always be one of your favorite tools, as well as one of your most memorable builds. Thanks for sharing. Great work-really.
-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16
#10 posted 06-07-2012 02:12 AM
thanks everyoneskylark your right its definitely a milestone and i hope it will remain in the family long after im gone.
as far as the chisel gouge well theres already a few but thats what its for…
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#11 posted 06-07-2012 04:17 AM
great job ,love it this one will be around awhile
-- Jesus Is Alright with me
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#12 posted 06-07-2012 04:50 AM
great work thats a tool you can be proud of
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#13 posted 06-07-2012 06:50 AM
-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot
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#14 posted 06-07-2012 07:15 AM
great job here joe
and something you will be able to really work with
real personaland sweet to look at
-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle
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#15 posted 06-07-2012 09:13 AM
You’ve done it now! You are going to have to make extra special projects that are at least as nice as your bench… That’s going to be a tough task to accomplish. I’ve got 3 ash logs waiting to be sawn into lumber.
-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com
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