To Build A Sawhorse 3
the Framing Square to lay out the
sawhorse legs. Place the framing square on the top surface of a 1 by 6
inch wooden board as shown in figure 3 top. The lay out can also be
done with metric units. Set the blade at 24 inches
and the tongue at 4 inches along the board's edge. Mark the top of the
sawhorse leg along the tongue. Measure back 24.75 inches from the top
of the leg and lay out the bottom of the leg with the
The sawhorse leg length is shown in figure 1. Repeat the procedure for
all four legs.
Use the framing square to lay out the cut angle along the top and
bottom of the sawhorse leg as shown in figure 3 bottom. Place the
framing square along the edge of the board so that the tongue
set at 5 1/4 inches on the leg's top edge line, and the blade is set at
24 inches. Mark the cutting angle. Repeat the lay out at the bottom of
the board and for all four sawhorse legs. Cut out the
3 Sawhorse Leg
Side View Components & Dimensions.
Front View Components & Dimensions.
Sawhorse Top Piece Lay Out.
Saw Cut Angle Lines On Sawhorse
Sawhorse Plywood End Piece.
Calculate Sawhorse Leg Length
& Exact Height With Angle Cosines.
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