January 18, 2008

How-To Build Sawhorses

sawhorse.jpgWe'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


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Does anyone know how to build or have any plans to build some of the attachments for the Rockwell Jawhorse.
Like the work table attachment or the miter station

Posted by: steve at May 5, 2009 6:37 PM
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