I bet you've got a pair of old
sawhorses in your shop or garage. Here's a couple of quick modifications you
can make to them so that they're even more versatile.
My sawhorses get used mostly for "rough" work, but they also make a
great finishing stand. I simply added some removeable pads to the top of my
sawhorses. These "two-by" pads are wrapped with carpet so they won't scratch
the surface of a project, see photo at right. And to hold the pads in place,
there are dowels on the bottom that fit into holes drilled in the tops of the
horses, see drawing and detail 'a' below.