While working on my workbench, I was at the point where I needed to plane the surfaces of the two slabs. These are roughly 11 1/2″x4″ slabs. One is 6′ long, the other 7′ long. Which is to say, they’re crazy heavy and awkward and cumbersome and pure madness to handle on one’s own. So, naturally, I decided to try it! My biggest challenge was going to be handling the boards on the outfeed side. Before I go there, you’ll need to understand how my planing system is set up.