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September 14, 2016
Lightweight frame, ease of transport, and 1500-lb. rating makes for a sturdy sawhorse.
November 7, 2013
A lot of contractors in my area use portable fold-up metal sawhorses. You can’t beat them for portability and ease of use, but they have a drawback. Their steel legs…
September 12, 2013
This versatile knockdown design sets up quickly and stores flat
November 10, 2011
My wobbly sawhorses could barely keep themselves upright, and my old bathroom vanity couldn’t even manage that. We hauled it out in pieces. When I looked around for scraps for…
March 10, 2011
Sawhorses are a staple of virtually every job site and are called on to assist in a variety of tasks. In this "Building Skills" article, associate editor Patrick McCombe describes…
September 9, 2010
These sturdy sawhorses serve a multitude of functions around our job sites. They have provided the base for a working-drawings table or improvised miter-saw stand, held walking planks, and supported…
July 14, 2010
Make two little modifications that help hold workpieces better
May 5, 2008
Scrap 2xs and the cutoffs from I-joists make strong yet quickly constructed sawhorses. Leg spread is determined by the center-web height and the flange width. In my experience, 2x4 flanges…
July 1, 2007
March 1, 2007
Unable to find a factory-made pair of adjustable-height sawhorses, I designed my own a few years ago. Made from scrap pieces of plywood and short lengths of oak and 2x4…
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