How-To Build Sawhorses
We're thinking about building some sawhorses and wanted to see what designs were out there. Well, we found a number of sites with a lot of different designs. Here they are:
The Sawhorse Workshop - This place has four different designs, each with different features (you have to pay to get one of the plans). It also has plans for making clamping tables.
AlterEagle - Here is a very detailed tutorial on how to make the kind of horse that we usually make. They're very durable and can hold a ton of weight, but they're bulky and don't fold up, so they can't be stored all that easily.
Popular Mechanics - Here is a detailed how-to for the classic time-proven sawhorse, the one your dad probably had.
Sawhorse Brackets - Or, if you're not interested in putting the time into building horses, you can pick up a set of inexpensive ($6) sawhorse brackets, like these.
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Posted by Doug Mahoney at January 18, 2008 1:01 PM