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Folding "A-shape" legs with padded feet and padded top serves as a "third hand" when installing wall-hung cabinets.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Spring 1986 (v.2#1) pg. 21

Japanese sawhorses. These decorative supports, with a low center of gravity, form the basis of a sturdy workbench or work support.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #12 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 48

Removable padded top for a sawhorse will protect finished work pieces.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #25 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 10

Tip shows how to make "saw dogs" that protect the top of a sawhorse from being cut.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #32 May-Jun 1993 pg. 16

Double-duty sawhorses form the legs of a clamping rack when fitted with accessory clamping beams.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #38 May-Jun 1994 pg. 96

Bench dog extenders for the "Workmate" bench let you clamp panels up to twice the width of the bench.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #44 Apr 1995 pg. 24

Thoroughbred sawhorses. A collection of six styles and sizes of sawhorse.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #52 Jun 1996 pg. 48

Double-duty sawhorse. An adjustable-height beam and built-in roller balls let this sawhorse double as an infeed/outfeed roller.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #56 Dec 1996 pg. 120

A simpler sawhorse. List of important considerations when building sawhorses and diagram of a simple version to build from 1x4s, a 2x4 and plywood.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #57 Feb 1997 pg. 8

Sturdy sawhorse folds flat for storage. Built from 2x4 stock that is planed to 1" thickness and assembled with biscuit joints.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #79 Apr 2000 pg. 102

A unique design for nesting sawhorses is not the usual A-frame style.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #81 Aug 2000 pg. 38

Classic sawhorse built from 2x6 and 1x8 stock. It is assembled with glue and screws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #89 Oct 2001 pg. 30

Padded cap fits on the top of a narrow-rail sawhorse, but flips out of the way when not needed.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #93 Apr 2002 pg. 18

Lightweight, stackable sawhorses made from 3/4" lumber. Est. cost: $20 per pair.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #94 Jun 2002 pg. 91

Plywood sawhorse can carry a big load and comes apart easily for flat, out-of-the-way storage. Two sizes shown (37" tall x 48" long and 29" tall x 36" long).
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #96 Oct 2002 pg. 54

How to convert a sawhorse into a temporary helper to stabilize the far end of a long board being ripped on a table saw.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1978 (v.56#2) pg. 169

Simple-to-make folding sawhorses are made by hinging together 24"x32" panels of plywood. Est. cost: $27 a pair.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 96, 152

Thoroughbred sawhorses. A trio of stacking flat-topped sawhorses work together to support solid wood or sheet goods and prevent the cutoffs from falling on the floor. Built from 2x4 stock and plywood using dowel joints and glue joints.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 1998 (v.22#2) pg. 46

Strong and versatile sawhorse made from 2x4 and 1x3 stock.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1982 (v.5#11) pg. 58

Saw horse layout. How to build a sturdy wooden sawhorse.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1985 (v.8#4) pg. 41

Plan for a take-apart sawhorse.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1985 (v.8#12) pg. 6

Choosing the best vise for the job. Looks at the Black & Decker "Workmate", machinist's vise, woodworker's vise, front vise, shoulder vise, tail vise, and speciality vises.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1988 (v.11#10) pg. 46
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1988 (v.12#2) pg. 6

Tip for making easy-to-store sawhorses.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 6

A horse of a different color. Seven styles of sawhorses and work supports to build. (1) Folding sawbuck. (2) Hinged sawhorse. (3) A 20-minute sawhorse. (4) Boxed sawhorse. (5) Slotted sawhorse. (6) Tool tote/workbench/step stool. (7) Folding/locking sawhorse.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 14

Build a better sawhorse. Top is a wooden "I" beam, supported by 32" legs with optional side supports of plywood.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1978 (v.62#10) pg. 29

Tip: How to build a 3-legged sawhorse that won't wobble.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1980 (v.64#7) pg. 18

Collapsible design sawhorse has fabric sling across the base to serve as tool holder.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #194 Nov-Dec 1978 (v.28#9) pg. 53, 93

How to build several styles of sawhorses, some of them decorative enough to use as table legs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #223 Nov 1981 (v.31#9) pg. 22

Three-legged sawhorse collapses for storage. Made from 1" plumbing pipe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #224 Dec 1981 (v.31#10) pg. 45

Sawhorses built from 2x4 and 2x6 stock will support up to 500 pounds, yet are simple and cheap to build.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #271 Sep 1986 (v.36#7) pg. 88

Sawhorse built from 2x4 stock features built-in handle, no nails in top to damage saw blade, load bearing directly on legs, and 48" length.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #280 Jul-Aug 1987 (v.37#6) pg. 96

Sturdy sawhorse is designed for smaller work. A wider top requires only one horse to support the work.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #285 Jan 1988 (v.38#1) pg. 100

Two great sawhorses to build. (1) Folding sawhorse. (2) Adjustable sawhorse features a top that will raise up an additional 20" or so.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #301 Sep 1989 (v.39#8) pg. 72

Tip on adding a tool tray to a sawhorse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 38

Tip on using a stepladder as a sawhorse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 41

Replacement top increases the clamping capacity of your Black & Decker "Workmate" table.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 46

Working alone. Techniques for doing some jobs alone. Using clamps and elastic cords, props, jacks, support tables, nails and string.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #324 Jan 1992 (v.42#1) pg. 58

Tip shows how to build a take-apart sawhorse from one sheet of plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #336 Mar 1993 (v.43#3) pg. 93

Tip shows how to modify sawhorses to make them a stable support for 4x8-ft sheets of plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #342 Oct 1993 (v.43#9) pg. 40

Tip on making an auxiliary tabletop (48"x48") for your Workmate.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #344 Jan 1994 (v.44#1) pg. 62

Sturdy assembly platform (16" tall) is made from plywood and four empty 5-gal. plastic buckets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #344 Jan 1994 (v.44#1) pg. 63

Tip on restraining a long board on sawhorses when cutting with a circular saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 50

Fold-up wooden sawhorses require less room to store.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 55
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 77 (Improved design)

Two-legged accessory table for a Workmate is adjustable for height. Use as a drafting table, outfeed table, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 14

Simple wooden box serves as a tool tote, stepstool and sawhorse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 58

Tip shows how to build lightweight, stackable sawhorses.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #371 Sep 1996 (v.46#8) pg. 16
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #376 Mar 1997 (v.47#3) pg. 24

Extra hands. Quick-to-build slotted stands that hold cabinet sides vertically so hands are free for aligning, screwing or clamping jobs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #374 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.47#1) pg. 23

Improved design for an auxiliary tabletop for use with a Workmate.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #390 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.48#7) pg. 20

Grandpa's sawhorse. Cutting and assembly instructions for a classic sawhorse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #394 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.49#1) pg. 17

Portable workshop. Build this multi-purpose tool tote that doubles as a step stool, workbench, and mini-sawhorse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #396 Mar 1999 (v.49#3) pg. 23

Self-adjusting jig holds a door securely while planing or routing for hinges.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 6

Hanging an exterior door. From framing the rough opening to mortising for hinges. Includes plan for building a door buck to hold door for planing or mortising.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #8 Apr-May 1982 pg. 34

Built a door buck from a scrap of 2x4.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 4

Knock-down sawhorse doubles as a toolbox and stores its removable legs.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 10

Tip: Use two bar clamps as an occasional door buck.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 12

Simple sawhorse features legs which fold up for portability.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #10 Aug-Sep 1982 pg. 12

Sturdy sawhorse features an easily replaceable top rail.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 12

Sawhorse. A traditional approach to the simple trestle. May be constructed of various size lumber to suit the job.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #43 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 56
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #47 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 32

Low-budget outfeed support. Half-section of plastic pipe, attached to an upright, serves to support sagging stock.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #44 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 26

Simple sawhorse built entirely of 2x4s with whatever dimensions suit you best.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #50 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 30

Plywood blocks attached to sawhorses and equipped with sharp nail points in the surface, are used to grip and hold long pieces of framing lumber while ripping.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #53 Apr-May 1989 pg. 26

Tip: Install a weathertight, four-outlet electric box in the gussetted end of a sawhorse.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #53 Apr-May 1989 pg. 28

Simple door buck is made from a piece of 2x4 and a wooden wedge.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 24

The "ultimate" sawhorse is made from square steel tubing and features an adjustable cross bar and adjustable foot assemblies on all four corners.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 24

Door buck made from scrap wood relies on the weight of the door to close the clamp and hold it securely.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #56 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 26

Quick, sturdy benches for painters and trim carpenters are made from two 5-gallon plastic buckets (with tops) and a pair of 2x4s.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #69 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 32

Improving the rigidity and grip of those metal sawhorse brackets fitted with 2x4 legs.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #75 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 26

T-bench built from 2x8 or wider framing lumber is quickly fashioned on the job site to serve as a sawhorse.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #81 Apr-May 1993 pg. 28

Simple and inexpensive design for foldup sawhorse.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #88 Apr-May 1994 pg. 28

Simple job-site sawhorse consists of a 4x4 supported by two steel stakes driven into the ground.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #95 Apr-May 1995 pg. 32

Knock-down sawhorse uses metal framing connectors.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 28

Roof framer's sawhorse uses simple interlocking plywood pieces and no metal fasteners (which can damage a saw blade).
FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 28

Tip on using a large cardboard box as a temporary workbench to hold a long work piece for planing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 30

Sawhorse roundup. A selection of new and traditional designs for sawhorses that are easy to build, strong, and lightweight. Also includes a knockdown stand for a chop saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #103 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 48
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #104 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 6

Tip on building lightweight and strong sawhorses from leftover I-joist pieces.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #110 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 30

Removable tool holders for a Black & Decker Workmate are made from pieces of vinyl gutter.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #111 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 30

Sawhorses. How the basic design can be adapted to several workshop tasks. Looks at conventional 4-leg unit plus a 2-leg, frame-and-foot, sawhorse.
FINE WOODWORKING #24 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 78

Tip: Use adjustable pipe clamps as a "helper" to support wall cabinets while you fasten them in place.
FINE WOODWORKING #34 May-Jun 1982 pg. 18

Two-level rolling worktable. Built square, level and strong it provides an excellent base for moving cabinets or furniture from machine to machine or in-and-out of the workstream.
FINE WOODWORKING #35 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 20

The set-up table. An old door makes an adaptable, low work surface.
FINE WOODWORKING #36 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 90

Planing stand. To hold long boat planks and decking for planing and beading, use this simple arrangement consisting of two stands made from concrete-filled wheel rims and some pipe.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 28

Portable benches. (1) Heavy sawhorse is fitted with vise, bench dogs, and 6 storage drawers. (2) Castered sawhorse has tool tray.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 30

Portable sawhorse is made from 1" stock that is mortise and tenoned for strength. It is hinged along top edge to fold flat.
FINE WOODWORKING #38 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 14

Sawing and assembly work station. A sturdy framework constructed from 6 dowel-joined frames may be positioned to any one of three heights (24", 30", 36").
FINE WOODWORKING #41 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 16

Multipurpose folding rack takes the place of several sawhorses. Will support a full sheet of plywood.
FINE WOODWORKING #50 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 10

Tip: Modify sawhorse-leg reinforcing plates to facilitate stacking the sawhorses six or eight high.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 12

Bench slave. Drawing of an adjustable "third hand" to support the end of long stock that is clamped in a workbench vise.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 64

Tip: Use triangular pieces of plywood to reinforce the frame joints for a job-site table.
FINE WOODWORKING #54 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 12

Two more sawhorses. (1) Seven-piece knock-down design with no metal parts. (2) Dowels and holes allow height adjustment.
FINE WOODWORKING #58 May-Jun 1986 pg. 10

Tip: Shelf standard is attached to workbench to provide an adjustable support to hold long work clamped in a bench vise.
FINE WOODWORKING #62 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 10

Bench slave is made from a pipe clamp, pipe flange and a wooden base. Use it to hold up the free end of a board clamped in a bench vise.
FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 12

Simple wooden blocks convert a pair of sawhouses into a clamp rack (gluing rack).
FINE WOODWORKING #68 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 8

Tip on using adjustable ironing boards as outfeed tables or sawhorses.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 18

Tip on adapting a sawhorse to utilize holdfast clamps.
FINE WOODWORKING #94 May-Jun 1992 pg. 20

Saw pony. Small sawhorses serve as bases for low assembly tables and as step stools. The can be stacked in pairs to form a normal-height sawhorse and four-high for storage. The lids are hinged and open to reveal a tool storage compartment. Built of plywood and 2x4 cutoffs.
FINE WOODWORKING #95 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 40

Folding sawhorse features a ripsaw space on the top and sturdy rungs so it can double as a short step ladder.
FINE WOODWORKING #103 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 18
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #108 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 8

Build a better sawhorse. Utilize a half-lap, half-dovetail joint to lock the stretchers and legs together.
FINE WOODWORKING #105 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 75

Design for a lighter-weight folding sawhorse built from 1X12 and 1x4 #3 stock.
FINE WOODWORKING #110 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 8

Sawhorse with a built-in vise that uses an ordinary bar clamp to supply the clamping pressure.
FINE WOODWORKING #118 May-Jun 1996 pg. 14

Folding sawhorse consists of a skeleton 2x4 frame fitted with the folding metal legs found on banquet tables. It is sized to support a full sheet of plywood.
FINE WOODWORKING #133 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 18

Knockdown plywood sawhorses.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar 1963 pg. 58

Tip: Convert your Black & Decker "Workmate" into a work table by attaching a 2x4 to a sink cutout.
HOME MECHANIX #726 Oct 1988 (v.84) pg. 108

Tip: Cut a 60-degree bevel on the bottom of each sawhorse leg to improve stability on uneven ground.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1984 (v.9#1) pg. 77

Tip: Use a barrel-bolt on ends of sawhorses to keep work from sliding off.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1987 (v.12#9) pg. 64

Flat-top sawhorse is made from 2x6 and 2x4 stock and is well braced.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Dec 1978 (v.67#9) pg. 43

Finishing table is made from eight Formica covered sink cutouts.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Mar 1981 (v.70#3) pg. 87

Short sawhorse also has a built-in tool storage area.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #485 Oct 1968 (v.64) pg. 144

Build a three-legged saw horse with twin top rails, separated by a slot, to give a stable surface for cutting. Est. cost: $3.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #545 Oct 1973 (v.69) pg. 132

Plans for building a "Super Horse", a sawhorse with an 8" wide work surface, a tool storage tray underneath, and a built-in extension cord and electric power outlet.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #588 May 1977 (v.73) pg. 176

Souped-up sawhorse. Features a built-in extension cord, tool storage bin, wider and stronger top, etc.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #649 Jun 1982 (v.78) pg. 66D

3-leg sawhorse is adjustable to support both narrow and wide materials.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 57

Tip shows how to make a three-legged sawhorse that will stand steady on uneven surfaces.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #51 May-Jun 1978 pg. 132

Folding sawhorse.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 100

Make a $6 sawhorse. Top has troughs to grip a 2x4 while cutting.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #94 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 129
Correction MOTHER EARTH NEWS #95 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 8

Tip: Simple support holds doors for stripping and refinishing. The door pivots from side-to-side as needed.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1989 (v.17#1) pg. 20

Collapsible sawhorse with folding legs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1978 (v.25#11) pg. 82
Correction ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1979 (v.26#4) pg. 8

Folding horse for outdoor use.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1963 (v.120#3) pg. 181

Adjustable shop stand for supporting long lumber, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1964 (v.121#1) pg. 147

Three-legged horse for greater stability and close-in sawing without interference.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1966 (v.125#1) pg. 181

Make a sawhorse into a portable workbench. Bolted-on 2x6 provides a flat work surface. Piece of perforated hardboard fastened to one side holds tools. Duplex receptacle is installed in one leg, wired to a retractable power cord reel.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1973 (v.139#1) pg. 20

Open-top tool box and sawhorse combination. A strap is provided for carrying the tool box over your shoulder. The sawhorse part collapses for storage when not needed.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1975 (v.143#6) pg. 34

Sawhorses are more useful with a wide board attached to the top. It provides a place for clamping.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1976 (v.145#3) pg. 190

Three versatile sawhorses you can make. (1) Colonial-style for light duty, (2) carpenter's sawhorse, good for heavy sawing, and (3) all-purpose sawhorse, the conventional A-frame, reinforced style.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1977 (v.148#4) pg. 118

Make a folding sawhorse by hinging two pieces of plywood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1978 (v.149#6) pg. 44

Tip: Make a pair of rectangular frames to raise the height of a sawhorse when doing painting or similar jobs. The frames are clamped to the top of the sawhorse.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1980 (v.153#3) pg. 24

Pattern for a sturdy wooden sawhorse.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1982 (v.157#4) pg. 60

Sawhorse rack allows you to cut large panels comfortably, without binding the saw blade.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1982 (v.157#5) pg. 112

Simple rack, clamped to a sawhorse, provides a work surface of virtually any height.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1982 (v.158#1) pg. 46

Folding sawhorse features 2x4 legs and a worktop measuring 9"x36".
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1983 (v.159#1) pg. 44

Tip: Cut a kerf in the top of a sawhorse to securely hold a handsaw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1983 (v.160#5) pg. 62

Make your own collapsible workbench, similar to a "WorkMate". The top doubles as a clamp or vise for both straight and tapered work pieces.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 109

Two portable toolboxes you can build. (1) Spacious tool chest features a lift-out tool tray and a lid-mounted handsaw holder. (2) Open-top toolbox which converts to a sawhorse. Legs stow away for easy transport.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1984 (v.161#10) pg. 114

Tip on holding irregularly-shaped objects to a "Workmate" portable bench.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1988 (v.165#3) pg. 136

Sawhorse is simple, rugged, lightweight and easy to build from 1x3 lumber.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1989 (v.166#9) pg. 80

Sturdy, wooden sawhorse features a large top area (7"x42").
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1991 (v.168#11) pg. 62

Knockdown sawhorses made from 3/4" plywood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1964 (v.184#1) pg. 101

Easy way to make a sawhorse.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1964 (v.185#2) pg. 86

Portable wooden carpenter's tool box doubles as a sawhorse, work holder, and has built-in miter box.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1965 (v.187#6) pg. 142

Adjustable workshop table legs are made from water pipe with threaded couplings for feet which provide for up and down adjustment to level table.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1969 (v.195#3) pg. 50

Two styles of sawhorses. (1) Knockdown with A-shaped legs. (2) T-shaped, with a slip-on mar-proofing pad to protect fine finishes.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1969 (v.195#5) pg. 220

Combination sawhorse/wastebasket catches waste as you drill or saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1972 (v.201#4) pg. 174

Jigs to increase the capacity of the Black & Decker Workmate folding workbench.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1976 (v.208#5) pg. 130

Accessory for the Black & Decker Workmate. A piece of plywood with rollers set along one edge is clamped into the Workmate to provide a support for long pieces of lumber when crosscutting or ripping with a circular saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1976 (v.209#6) pg. 152

Those collapsible sawhorse legs, made by inserting 2x4 legs into a metal scissor top unit purchased commercially, have the disadvantage of not allowing the horse to be picked by the cross bar without a pair of legs falling off. This modification will keep the legs firmly attached to the cross bar while still allowing the legs to be folded and the cross bar to be interchanged with a longer one, as needed.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1977 (v.210#3) pg. 164

A special purpose sawhorse has two top platforms with a space between them. This horse is positioned anywhere along a board where you want to cut the board. Then after the cut, during which the saw passes between the two separate platforms, the cut board is supported on each side of the cut. This horse must be used with two regular horses, one on each end of the original board.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1978 (v.212#5) pg. 200

Knock-down vise table and sawhorse is built from one sheet of plywood. Split-top vise table will clamp wood being worked and the matching-height sawhorse will support the end of long boards. Design is a winner in the 2nd Annual Plywood Project Contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1978 (v.213#2) pg. 104

Collapsible sawhorses are made from two pieces of plywood hinged together. They require less storage space than conventional sawhorses when not in use.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1980 (v.216#2) pg. 158

Pair of collapsible sawhorses built from 1/2 sheet of 3/4" plywood. Winning design in annual plywood contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1981 (v.219#3) pg. 92

A test of several collapsible, portable workbenches (such as the B&D Workmate). Includes patterns for useful accessories you can make.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1982 (v.220#4) pg. 27

Sturdy work station (sawhorse or "Workmate") is made from one sheet of paneling. Winning design in the 8th annual Popular Science/American Plywood Assn. design contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1984 (v.225#2) pg. 88

Support stand holds a door securely while hand planing.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1987 (v.230#3) pg. 118

Two L-brackets and some wood are used to form "pivots" which suspend a door between two sawhorses. The door can be painted on one side and then rotatated to paint the second side. Ideal when spray painting. Holding the door in a horizontal position also eliminates runs.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1989 (v.235#6) pg. 106

Work surface with built-in clamp for holding boards during sanding is made from two 4-ft. lengths of 2x12, two 2x4 pieces, and a long pipe clamp.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #60 May 1991 (v.10#6) pg. 10

Workhorses. Sturdy sawhorses feature a larger top surface (12"x30").
POPULAR WOODWORKING #62 Sep 1991 (v.11#2) pg. 34
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #63 Nov 1991 (v.11#3) pg. 7
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #69 Nov 1992 (v.12#3) pg. 6

Tip shows how to make an extra, removable crosspiece that raises the height of a sawhorse.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #92 Sep 1996 (v.16#4) pg. 10

Adjustable sawhorse, built from wood, levels at four points using T-nuts and cap screws.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 42

Build a better sawhorse from clear 2x4 stock. The legs fold together for storage.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.3#4) pg. 46

A 3-in-1 sawhorse that sits three different ways for different heights and support areas.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Aug 1964 (v.35#8) pg. 62

Pivoting tool tray fits between legs of a sawhorse, but still allows them to be stacked up for storage.
SHOPNOTES #1 Jan 1992 (v.1) pg. 29

Knock-down sawhorse consists of four identical legs, a stretcher, and two locking keys.
SHOPNOTES #12 Nov 1993 (v.2) pg. 28

Sawhorse features a 2"x4" insert for the top which can be easily replaced when worn out.
SHOPNOTES #13 Jan 1994 (v.3) pg. 29

Sturdy, lightweight sawhorse is adjustable over a wide range of heights (30" to 45") and can be knocked down for compact storage.
SHOPNOTES #17 Sep 1994 (v.3) pg. 4

Easy-to-build sawhorse features legs that are angled (splayed) in two directions, but do not require cutting compound angles.
SHOPNOTES #41 Sep 1998 (v.7) pg. 4

Stacking sawhorses. A simple system of interlocking tabs and notches makes this set of 17" tall stacking plywood sawhorses as sturdy as they are versatile. Each sheet of plywood makes four complete sawhorses.
SHOPNOTES #42 Nov 1998 (v.7) pg. 24, 28

Knock-down work support for sheet goods is made by combining two sawhorses, two lengths of 2x4 and some joist hangers.
SHOPNOTES #47 Sep 1999 (v.8) pg. 5

Padded stands hold your woodworking project about 6" above the floor to prevent moisture gain.
SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1990 [Aug 1990] (v.11#4) pg. 60

Sawhorse with an adjustable top eliminates the need to shim the sawhorse in order to level it.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1986 (v.35#9) pg. 41

Tip: Adjustable "T" stand is made from PVC pipe and supports one end of a long board, etc.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1988 (v.37#9) pg. 63

Twin-horse. A foldable, dual sawhorse serves as two sawhorses, folds into itself for smaller projects, and can be folded flat for storage.
SPORT AVIATION Jan 1994 (v.43#1) pg. 97

Tip shows how to build a sturdy sawhorse with splayed legs and a 6" wide top.
SUNSET Sep 1978 (v.161#3) pg. 120

Build a sawhorse. Two styles shown. Est. cost: $10 per pair.
SUNSET Aug 1984 (v.173#2) pg. 66

Adjustable work support has interchangable head for use in both ripping and crosscutting on a table saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #6 Aug 1985 (v.2#4) pg. 62

Build a 30"-long x 24"-high sawhorse out of wood that is very sturdy.
WOOD MAGAZINE #6 Aug 1985 (v.2#4) pg. 82

Tip: Protect projects by covering sawhorse tops with carpet scraps.
WOOD MAGAZINE #7 Oct 1985 (v.2#5) pg. 22

Tip: Support large, floppy work pieces with an upside-down "Workmate" bench when making interior cuts with a saber saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #8 Dec 1985 (v.2#6) pg. 16

Tip: Notch a pair of sawhorses to support bar clamps when working on doors and other wide objects.
WOOD MAGAZINE #16 Apr 1987 (v.4#2) pg. 16
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #18 Aug 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 12

Triple-crown sawhorse. Sturdy horse made from 3/4" plywood has a top that raises up over 12". This feature makes it suitable as an outfeed support for use with a table saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #24 Aug 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 62

Using sawhorses as a "third hand" to support long work pieces or hold a door while planing.
WOOD MAGAZINE #29 Jun 1989 (v.6#3) pg. 18

Increase the holding capacity (jaw opening) of your Black & Decker "Workmate" by means of these extender blocks.
WOOD MAGAZINE #30 Aug 1989 (v.6#4) pg. 14

Modify and install an adjustable shelf bracket and slotted shelf standard on your workbench to serve as a "third hand" to hold the end of a long board clamped in the front vise.
WOOD MAGAZINE #31 Oct 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 14

Improve the stability of adjustable work supports by adding concrete ballast.
WOOD MAGAZINE #32 Dec 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 27

Foam pipe insulation over a sawhorse top protects projects from damage.
WOOD MAGAZINE #66 Dec 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 12

Drill an extra set of holes in Workmate jaws to facilitate gripping short, narrow work.
WOOD MAGAZINE #70 Jun 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 15

Tip on making a foam-padded "T" bar for the top of your sawhorse.
WOOD MAGAZINE #79 Jun 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 22

Tip on rigging a temporary support for long work pieces by clamping the support to an overhead joist.
WOOD MAGAZINE #88 Jun 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 26

How to add leveling bolts to the folding legs of an older model Workmate so it will stand firm on uneven surfaces.
WOOD MAGAZINE #103 Feb 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 35

Knockdown sawhorses. One full sheet of 3/4" plywood yields a pair of sawhorses.
WOOD MAGAZINE #115 Jun 1999 (v.16#4) pg. 20, Insert

Three-in-one work support. (1) Platform top for use as assembly or finishing stand. (2) Glide top used to support the end of long workpieces on a drill press or miter saw. (3) Roller top outfeed. The unit adjusts vertically .
WOOD MAGAZINE #135 Sep 2001 (v.18#6) pg. 44, Insert

Adjustable-thickness workholders lend a "third hand" while assemblying a large case.
WOOD MAGAZINE #140 Mar 2002 (v.19#2) pg. 30

Temporary shop table consists of a plywood top supported by 4 pipe clamp "legs".
WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 38

User test of ten folding sawhorses.
WOOD MAGAZINE #142 Jun-Jul 2002 (v.19#4) pg. 70

Clamp extensions increase the capacity of a portable clamping workstation (Workmate).
WOOD MAGAZINE #143 Sep 2002 (v.19#5) pg. 28

Build a simple framework to raise the working height of the Black & Decker Workmate.
WOODCARVING #45 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 58

Shop cart rolls around on casters, has 8 storage drawers, 3 storage compartments and a built-in work support for use when cutting long stock on a table saw. Built mostly of plywood.
WOODSMITH #13 Jan 1981 pg. 14

Tip on using metal joist hangers and 2x4s to convert two sawhorses into a support system for sheets of plywood or a temporary assembly table.
WOODSMITH #75 Jun 1991 pg. 4

Sawhorse patterns. (1) Knock-down. (2) Folding. (3) Conventional.
WOODSMITH #75 Jun 1991 pg. 28
Added Info WOODSMITH #78 Dec 1991 pg. 4

A pair of pipe clamps, threaded on both ends, double as a sawhorse when fitted with a stretcher and feet.
WOODSMITH #88 Aug 1993 (v.15) pg. 4

Portable workbench has some of the features of a "Workmate". Constructed mostly of wood. It also includes bench dogs.
WOODSMITH #88 Aug 1993 (v.15) pg. 6, 15

Temporary work table consists of a piece of plywood supported by four pipe clamp "legs".
WOODSMITH #90 Dec 1993 (v.15) pg. 4

Sturdy pair of sawhorses feature legs angled in two directions, stretchers, and gussets.
WOODSMITH #97 Feb 1995 (v.17) pg. 26, 17

Tip on attaching replaceable inserts to the top of a sawhorse to take the abuse and sawcuts.
WOODSMITH #101 Oct 1995 (v.17) pg. 5

Shallow box for tool storage attaches to the bottom of a Workmate portable workbench.
WOODSMITH #110 Apr 1997 (v.19) pg. 4

Modifications to sawhorses to make them more versatile. (1) Removable carpeted pads for the top so they don't scratch the surface of a project. (2) L-shaped brackets fastened near the base help hold sheets of plywood vertically.
WOODSMITH #113 Oct 1997 (v.19) pg. 4

End fixture for working ends and edges. Build a jig for working the edges and narrow ends of boards with routers and other machine tools. Similar in design to commercial dovetail jigs, it is larger and more versatile.
WOODWORK #31 Feb 1995 pg. 43

A five-piece sawhorse that is inexpensive, easy to build and strong.
WOODWORK #44 Apr 1997 pg. 8

Pattern for sturdy 4-leg saw horse.
WOODWORKER #1050 May 1981 (v.85) pg. 282

Anatomy of a sturdy workhorse (cutting stool).
WOODWORKER #1065 Aug 1982 (v.86) pg. 529

Sawing from scratch. Make 4 useful items for every woodworker's kit. (1) Bow saw. (2) Bench-hook. (3) Saw horse. (4) Adjustable mount for a metal saw vise.
WOODWORKER #1090 Sep 1984 (v.88) pg. 581

Tip: Simple jig for clamping panels up to 20" wide in a "Workmate".
WOODWORKER #1103 Oct 1985 (v.89) pg. 799

Tip: Equip your bench with a sliding "peg-board". Use it to support the end of long stock when using the front vise.
WOODWORKER #1104 Nov 1985 (v.89) pg. 825

Make a "dead man" to support a door or other large panel or piece of wood.
WOODWORKER #1105 Dec 1985 (v.89) pg. 947

Door chock. This clamping jig attaches to an unfinished door frame and securely holds the door while you plane, mortise for hinges, and do other fitting work.
WOODWORKER Apr 1987 (v.91#4) pg. 315

Angle brackets workshop accessory is useful when marking dovetails, holding work pieces at right angles, etc.
WOODWORKER Nov 1989 (v.93#11) pg. 1007

Adjustable "donkey" stands on the workshop floor and supports the end of a long length of timber being held in a vise.
WOODWORKER Nov 1989 (v.93#11) pg. 1077
Added Info WOODWORKER Sep 1990 (v.94#9) pg. 913

All wood sawhorse that is cheap, simple to make, and sturdy.
WOODWORKER May 1990 (v.94#5) pg. 484

Tip on adapting two ordinary sawhorses to fully support a long work piece while crosscutting with a portable saw.
WOODWORKER Nov 1991 (v.95#11) pg. 1181

Modifying a Workmate to increase its jaw capacity.
WOODWORKER Feb 1992 (v.96#2) pg. 85

Stowaway saw horse features simple construction, hinged legs and a method for locking the legs firmly in place when open.
WOODWORKER Nov 1994 (v.98#11) pg. 86

Tip: Two ideas for supporting the opposite end of a long board which is clamped in your workbench vise.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1977 (v.1#1) pg. 15

Tip: A temporary work surface can be made by notching the beams of a pair of sawhorses, then adding notched 2x4's crosswise and covering with plywood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1983 (v.7#1) pg. 50

Convert your "Workmate" to a work surface with this 30"x36" top equipped with a cleat (for clamping in the Workmate).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 62

Tip: Improve the stability of a sawhorse bracket by adding a folding brace to the legs.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1984 (v.8#6) pg. 64

Tip on making workbenches and outfeed tables from solid-core and hollow-core doors.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.13#2) pg. 6

Tip: Use two handscrews and a length of wood to make a "third hand" to support the end of long stock.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1989 (v.13#4) pg. 58

How to convert a sawhorse into a small portable workbench.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 58
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 7

Sawhorse or outfeed support for a machine tool attaches to a lally column and can be adjusted up or down. It folds out of the way when not in use.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 58

Folding sawhorse is made from three pieces of plywood of equal size. They are hinged so they open in a Z pattern to hold the work piece, yet fold flat for storage.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.21#3) pg. 10

Folding sawhorse fetures two legs, four feet and plywood construction.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1966 (v.22#1) pg. 41

Instructions for constructing two types of sawhorses. One is light and easy to move around. The second is heavier and will support a greater load.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1973 (v.29#1) pg. 38

How a sawhorse assembled from 2x4s and brackets can be used in several ways. (1) How to make a V-shaped assembly to mount on top of a regular sawhorse for cutting logs. (2) How to make a painting platform from sawhorse brackets, 2x4s a short stepladder and a plywood platform. (3) How to mount a turntable on top of a sawhorse. (4) How to make a "window shade" paint shield for spray painting.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1975 (v.31#1) pg. 28

Shop-built accessory for the Black & Decker Workmate. The accessory is intended for securing plywood-mounted power tools to the Workmate. Can also be used as a gluing clamp.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1977 (v.33#2) pg. 44

Three styles of inexpensive, sturdy sawhorses you can build.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1979 (v.35#1) pg. 92

Adjustable floor vise is used to hold doors of varying thickness "rock-steady" while being planed.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 9

Heavy-duty worktable for any area. Top is 71"x24". Legs are 4"x4". Table comes apart for moving or storage.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1981 (v.37#5) pg. 42

Sawhorse "elevators" save time and space. Raise the top rail of a sawhorse for use as a work support by means of this accessory.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 67

Two easy-to-make sawhorses are cut from a 4x4-ft. panel of waferboard.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1982 (v.38#1) pg. 26

Attach adjustable "elevators" to your sawhorse. Allows you to raise the work being supported and to change the angle.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1983 (v.39#2) pg. 113

Tip: Attach an electrical receptical box to the leg of your sawhorse. Use an extension cord to deliver power to the box.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1983 (v.39#5) pg. 89

Build a "clamp horse", a sawhorse with a wider platform on top with two (or more) pipe clamps permanently attached with screws.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1990 (v.46#6) pg. 69

Folding sawhorse (made using sheet metal sawhorse brackets) is hung on simple plywood brackets for storage.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1991 (v.47#5) pg. 17

Folding sawhorse made from 1x4 or 2x4 stock, dowels and hinges.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 60

Tip suggests using foam insulation tubes on top of sawhorses to protect work pieces.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1996 (v.52#1) pg. 16

Sawhorse top fitted with a wedge clamp serves as an easy way to securely grip a long work piece on edge.
WORKBENCH Feb 1997 (v.53#1) pg. 12

Sure-footed sawhorse features gussets and rails which are reinforced by laminating hardboard skins onto wood.
WORKBENCH Aug 1997 (v.53#4) pg. 46
Added Info WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1998 (v.54#1) pg. 10