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Krenov-style Sawhorses -- Handmade (Two pairs; $15 per pair)

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Project by ChuckM posted 02-23-2018 04:19 PM 2284 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lumber: spruce

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AaronK

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#1 posted 02-23-2018 04:24 PM

nice work. your photos, btw, are magazine quality!

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#2 posted 02-23-2018 06:33 PM

Great looking saw horses. I agree with Aaron, the photos look like they are destined for print

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#3 posted 02-23-2018 06:39 PM

Very nice.

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#4 posted 02-23-2018 10:31 PM

Spruce saw horse furniture.

-- Gary, Florida

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#5 posted 02-24-2018 01:22 AM

What are the tools in the 4th zoom picture that look similar to a painter’s church key?
Thanks.

-- Mike in SoCal, now East Texas

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#6 posted 02-24-2018 03:56 AM

@NotaJock Its paint can key likely tuned a little for cleaning out the bottoms of the mortise. https://paulsellers.com/2017/02/paint-can-opening-mortise-clearout/

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#7 posted 02-24-2018 04:16 AM

Thanks for all your kind remarks.

Swirt is right. They are the paint can openers that Paul Sellers uses to excavate mortise waste. I found two different sizes from a hardware store (Home Depot, Lowe’s etc. all carry them). If your mortises are of odd sizes. you could grind the larger one to fit them. They are substitutes for bent chisels which many people don’t own.

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