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Project by Beginningwoodworker posted 08-18-2011 02:56 AM 3100 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know this aint fine woodworking but I need something to do carpentry projects on so I built me a sawhorse, I need to make the second one. My little DeWalt RAS got a work out today.





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lew

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#1 posted 08-18-2011 03:00 AM

A fellow can’t have too many saw horses!!

A thought on the design- maybe a stretcher between the legs, on each side, would add a little strength and stability.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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matt garcia

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#2 posted 08-18-2011 03:24 AM

Wilbuuuuuuuurrrrrrrrr!!!! Nice saw horse!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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patron

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#3 posted 08-18-2011 03:41 AM

gitty-up there charles

good to see you
into it again

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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SSMDad

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#4 posted 08-18-2011 03:54 AM

Looks nice and sturdy. I have some Fat Max foldup sawhorses but my favorites are the two wooden ones I built.
Good job!

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 08-18-2011 04:03 AM

Steady, sturdy and standing ready for your next woodworking adventure! Time well spent.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Manitario

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#6 posted 08-18-2011 04:33 AM

the humble sawhorse. They don’t get as much publicity here on LJ’s, but we’ve all had to make several of them.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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klassenl

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#7 posted 08-18-2011 04:47 AM

You sand your sawhorses?

-- When questioned about using glue on a garbage bin I responded, "Wood working is about good technique and lots of glue........I have the glue part down."

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Eric in Florida.

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#8 posted 08-18-2011 06:46 AM

And,it’s on dry ground !
Good job Charles.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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Bob Kollman

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#9 posted 08-18-2011 07:43 AM

Nice, I could use a couple of them bad boys myself!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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degoose

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#10 posted 08-18-2011 10:02 AM

Charles … nice horse.. Matt … no more Mr Ed jokes…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Ken90712

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#11 posted 08-18-2011 11:25 AM

Yep you need one more for sure at least! Nice.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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hairy

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#12 posted 08-18-2011 01:29 PM

You can’t have too many friends. Looks good from here!

-- on Wednesday's I go shopping, and have buttered scones for tea...

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BTKS

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#13 posted 08-19-2011 04:50 AM

Good and sturdy, shouldn’t be a job site or workshop without at least a pair. Good work.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Jeff

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#14 posted 10-04-2011 02:53 AM

Looks like a good stable work surface, better make another while the plan is still fresh. Maybe make a couple more sets for the job site, you’ll be a hero. :))

-- Jeff, eastern Iowa

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dubsaloon

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#15 posted 10-05-2011 11:48 AM

Yup love them saw horsies. I rode mine until it got a broken leg….. Then I fixed it and rode it another 5 years and more years to follow.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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