Maximize Your Sawhorses

How to get the most from folding metal horses—and other breeds

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • Hearing protection
  • Jigsaw
  • Safety glasses

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Sawhorses
  • 2x4s, 2x6s, 2x8, 2x10, 2x12
  • Screws
  • 5 - 1x4x8 ft. (pine or oak)