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Final assembly and braces
Step 7. To secure with nails or screws. the legs to the sawhorse top
Align the top of the leg so that its innermost point is Being even with. with the sawhorse top.
Then A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. it in place with three Covered with a protective coating of zinc. flat-head nails 2 1/2″ (60mm) long.
Do the same for the other three legs.
Step 8. To make rigid. the legs and The finish materials in a building, such as narrow boards applied around openings (window trim, door trim) and vertical corner battens. the jut-outs.
Make the tops of the two braces 7 3/8″ (190mm) long.
Mark the sides running out 20° A line across the face of a piece of wood (at right angles to the length) is a square line. A line deviating from the square line is off square. Off-square refers to how many degrees the off square line is in relation to the square line. For example, a line at a 5 degrees angle to the square line, is 5 degrees off square., then cut. See top-right picture.
Fit each brace at the top of the legs hard up to the underside of the sawhorse top.
Fix the braces to the legs with three galvanized flat-head nails 2 1/2″ (60mm) long each side.
Finally, lay the sawhorse on its side and cut off the tops of the legs protruding past the sawhorse top.