Set ‘Em Up, Knock ‘Em Down

Tool: Sawhorse Supports Shop Now  Manufacturer: Rockler MSRP: $17.99 An extra work surface is always handy in the shop. We’ve all thrown a large piece of plywood down on a couple of [...]

Knockdown Trestle Sawhorses

Simple design. Sturdy construction. Every shop needs a pair of trusty sawhorses. I like ones that are easy to build and easy to store away. These sawhorses definitely fit that bill, and nest [...]

The Butterfly Horse

Whether I’m working in the shop, remodeling or performing routine maintenance around the house, I am in constant need of a sturdy, lightweight worktable. The most popular one for, oh, the past [...]

Portable Sawhorse Bench

This sawhorse/workbench combo is made using dimensional pine construction lumber from a home center. It’s rugged and inexpensive, with no complicated joinery – just butt joints, glue and [...]

Hybrid Shaving Horse

EXPERT CRAFTSMAN TOM DONAHEY SHARES HIS PLANS FOR AN ESSENTIAL TOOL TO WORK GREEN WOOD. Few woodworking experiences are as sweet as working wood that’s just been split from a recently felled [...]

Building Sawhorses, Part 2

Picking up after my last post on sawhorses (or sawbenches, as you might call them), the housings were all formed and ready to go. Then it’s down to cutting the legs to length: 26 1/2″ [...]

Building Sawhorses, Part 1

  If you’re considering making a sawhorse, sawing stool, saw bench or however you like to describe it, this pattern is worthy of consideration. Thanks to its very stable platform, [...]

Quick Sawhorses

Quick Sawhorses Working with large panels and cabinets often requires lots of sawhorses of different sizes. Which raises two problems: How can you keep enough on hand for every situation? And [...]

Simple, Sturdy Sawhorses

Simple, Fast, Sturdy Sawhorse Project Here’s one of my favorite sawhorse designs. They provide such stable hard working support that I tend to refer to them as workhorses. I made this pair [...]

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