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Here is a simple set of instructions for building a set of sawhorses. It is a fairly simple design that most people who have some woodworking experien...
I have spent a while poking around the net, and poking around jobsites, for ideas. There are a few sets of plans out on the internet for sawhorses. An...
The materials I chose for these, are simple and easy to find: The top is a single 2x8" (Dimensional lumber), 2 feet long. For the legs you will need 4...
The picture below shows the jig that will make this whole project easier. It is a small scrap of 2x4" with one end cut to 15 degrees. We are going to...
Now that we have a design and the materials, its time to start laying out the cuts. There are a many different ways of cutting the top, which one you...
Cutting the top rail is entirely based on which tools you have and want to use, or what you have access to. Most of the info you need is in the tags i...
We want to recess the screws that hold the braces below the top rail. Why? Because there are fewer things that can ruin your relaxing day of woodworki...
The legs are much simpler to cut out. In this case we are starting with 4- 24 inch long pieces of 1x6" lumber. One end needs a bevel to be cut on it, ...
I recommend cutting each brace to length one at a time, lumber is not always the same from piece to piece. Cut the 15 degree angle on one end. Line i...
If you do not have workplace to start with where do you start working? Assembling these can be a bit of a challenge if you do not have a place to wor...
Now comes the slightly tricky part. Adding the legs. Holding everything in place while you screw the legs on is a bit of a trick. You can steal a few ...
You are done. Well... .. if you want to be. If you built one, I really would recommend having two. And if you check the second picture, you will find...
I just wanted to show you a few ideas of how these can be used.
I hope that this instructable has encouraged you to go out an build something. Something simple, something useful, something which at this point is so...
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Posted:Mar 11, 2010
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