A builder is only as good as their tools. Good tools don’t make for a good builder, but you can’t get the job done without the right tools — that’s a simple fact. Those who plans to execute on their ideas must make use of several tools to get the job done. Not all of them are fun or interesting, but each is important. A solid, stable, afford sawhorse is just such a tool.
Sawhorses are surprisingly versatile tools and they can be used anywhere. In fact, they can be converted into a workbench by throwing an old door on their top. They can be a handy portable desk. They can stabilize a pingpong table, or do so much more.
Let us now look at some of the best sawhorses sold today.
The ToughBuilt Folding Saw Horse is also lightweight but amazingly, it is very much sturdy, rugged, and durable. It is also a heavy-duty sawhorse that is made of 100% high-grade steel. Despite having the capacity of 1100 lbs., it is easy to carry thanks to its easy-carry handle. Another feature of this sawhorse is its 2×4 support arms. This means that two sawhorses can be converted into a workable and convenient job-site table.
The legs of this sawhorse can be opened quickly and hence, setting it up is very simple and straightforward. Since it is made of powder-coated and zinc-plated steel, there is no need to fear about corrosion. Simply put, the sawhorse can withstand all the vagaries of the weather and various types of environments. Its rolled edges provide additional safety and comfort.
It is the compact design of this saw horses-cum-workbench that appeals to the users. Thanks to such a design, it can easily be transported and stored. Not only that, its 1000-pound capacity helps in handling even the toughest of jobs. Though DEWALT DWX725 Heavy Duty Work Stand is a heavy-duty work stand, it is made with lightweight aluminum. Further, it has been designed with strong legs that offer superior support. The legs can be folded and hence, the work stand can easily be stored.
Users can easily and quickly set the work stand up using the leg-lock levers. There is the transport latch that helps in easy transportation of a pair of these work stands.
Yes, the Amazon Basics sawhorse is surprisingly good and incredibly affordable. This 900lb sawhorse might not be from Dewalt, Milwaukee or another top brand, but they fold, you get a set of two, they ship assembled, they ship for free for Prime members, and they have safety features like non-skid feet and locking braces.
“Good enough for government work” is a popular phrase for a reason.
As the name indicates, this pair of saw horses from BoraTool are made of all steel. This is also a heavy-duty sawhorse and its capacity is 1,000 lbs. (500 lbs. each). Easy storage of the sawhorse is what attracts the users. Not only professionals but even those who are fond of doing jobs on their own will find this sawhorse easy to handle and use. This fully assembled sawhorse with a stable and solid work surface can readily be put to use because once taken out of the box, users can unfold its 1″ heavy-gauge tubular steel legs and with the help of the locking pin, can get the legs locked without any difficulty. The steel used for this sawhorse is powder-coated and rust-resistant. A 2 x 4 or a 2 x 6 wooden top can be attached to each of the pair.
The WORX Clamping Sawhorse is also a pair that comes with two bar clamps that are detachable. In fact, these bar clamps act as a second pair of hands for safely and securely holding materials even when users are working No tools are needed for attaching the clamps to the sawhorses. But they can hold objects of width up to 18″. Users can work from all angles because the sawhorses can be positioned horizontally as well as vertically. When the pair are used together, they can support even heavy materials of weight up to 1,000 pounds. The built-in cord hooks and the lower shelf can be used for keeping the tools handy and accessible. Once users finish their working, they can fold the sawhorses and store them easily.