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Using the notch accessory for the Roman workbench.

The notch accessory is something that has been floating around in my mind, for a long time. God only knows why it's took me so long to build the thing. Especially since the original ideas/concepts work as well as they do, in my original thinking. That's not to say it's perfect, or that I got things right first time around. There is much that can be perfected and improved upon including proper usage. With all that being said for what it is, and how quickly it can be made, it performs quite well. I'm not 100% sure but, I think the original idea came from the need, to resaw a board. The first outing with the idea/test, was carried out with a single piece of scrap wood, which was around 80mm in width. I wedge this into the notch, then butted and wedged the work piece against the scrap wood, much like the picture below. Other uses became evident quickly, and issues presented themselves, specifically two main problems. The first being that the work piece was able