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Cutting Long Stock on Sawhorses

It might seem counter-intuitive, but keep the horses close together

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John Spier, Block Island, Rhode Island, contractor, shows his method for cutting 16-ft. 2x6s on the job site. The sawhorses he uses can be made in 15 minutes.

See his article Faster, Stronger Horses for instructions.


From Fine Homebuilding 169, pp. 88
May 1, 2005


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