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Archive for October 17th, 2011

Sawed-off Sawhorse

As part of sawing a kitchen countertop apart to fit it into the bathroom, this happened:

Sawed-off sawhorse

Sawed-off sawhorse

I’d very carefully checked the clearance for the first two cuts, but …

The sawhorse is polyethylene, which cannot be glued, so I drilled holes in the internal bulkheads, slobbered JB Industro-Weld epoxy through them, and filled the gaps with wood blocks:

Wood-epoxy PE repair

Wood-epoxy PE repair

The goal being to not have metallic fasteners where the saw blade can find them.

This should work for a while:

Sawhorse cap repaired

Sawhorse cap repaired

If that’s never happened to you, I’d say you aren’t doing enough circular saw work…

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