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An Old Door Makes a Great Workbench

A door and a couple of sawhorses provide a quick and easy job-site work space

Length: 1:22
Produced By: Gary Junken

Accustomed to working alone, John Carroll, North Carolina, author and building contractor, has some favorite “tricks of the trade” he enjoys sharing to make a project a little easier. This one is so simple, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it. In the video John demonstrates a few of the many conveniences that having a broad workspace you don’t mind scarring up will provide.

John’s book Working Alone offers many more tips and techniques for solo building. Check it out.

Video by: Gary Junken