Japanese sawhorses is article about Shop Storage And Furniture bookmarked by willie with ID 12634217691 was uploaded on 24-03-2019 and has been viewed 221,001 times.
I can't remember where I first saw a Japanese planing beam on trestle horses, but I do remember my first thought: 'I gotta make a pair of those!' Having grown up around wobbly A-frame sawhorses made from 2x4s and festooned with paint spatters, bent nails, and errant sawkerfs, I thought those trestle horses seemed so sturdy, so clean, so intentional.
I make them with drawbored mortise-and-tenons, which add another step to the build but provide extra solidity in joints that will see a lot of stress over the years.Because these heavy-duty horses have myriad uses, referring to them as sawhorses sells them short.
I prefer to be more accurate: They are workhorses...