Saw Horse Plans

A collection of free sawhorse plans to download and print.
Easier to build that the traditional workbench, a pair of sawhorses is often our
very first project. You can choose to make it as simple or as complicated as you
want. If something is worth doing, it is worth doing well.

Not only wil you be making something useful that will serve you for years to
come, it can be a project that you will be proud of and can be handed down for

It is the unsung hero of the woodshop, something we all take for granted and
wish we had when they are not available.

In the pursuit of the perfect saw horse, I've never met one I didn't like. They
have more functions than you could shake a stick at.

saw horse plans classic design
Classic Saw Horse Design
Sturdy sawhorse design features half lap joints for extra strength. Free to download and print. PDF file size 320 Mb.
18th Century Sawhorse
A fine example of the traditional saw bench featuring traditional joinery. From, sign up for a free 14 day trial to get access to this project and many others. 
Stacking saw horse plans
Stacking Sawhorse

As useful as a collection of sawhorses are, they do tend to take up a lot of space in your workshop.
Download a print ready PDF copy of these stackable sawhorse plans from Fine Woodworking 
The plans show a jig to cut the angles on a table saw. This will ensure all angles are the same.
Plywood Stacking Sawhorses

For a more challenging project, download these plans from 
The plans are free, the only thing they want from you is a subscription to their free woodworking tips mailing list.
An essential tool for making this project is a router fitted with a flush trim cutting bit. 
To make the best use of this method you need to mount the router upside down in a router table. I made a simple version for my D-handle router.
Simple, Sturdy, Stackable
Simple, sturdy, stackable from If only everything was so easy.

Knock Down Sawhorse
Free knock-down sawhorse plans from 
Save even more space. The author used 1x4 pine.
Simple Sawhorse
Free saw horse plans for the cheapest, ugliest, most functional sawhorse you will ever build. 


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