How To Build DIY Gold Sawhorses

sawhorse finish How To Build DIY Gold Sawhorses

We wanted this project to have a bit of a Hi/Low feel to it and nothing says classy better than gold! This how-to project will take you through the steps to building a utilitarian workshop item (the sawhorse) and give it some bling.

Tools
* Drill/Driver with Phillips bit or screwdriver
* Circular Saw or hacksaw
* Auto-hammer or regular hammer
* Measuring Tape
* Pencil

Materials
* 8 30″ 2x4s
* 6 32.5″ 2x4s
* 32 16D galvanized nails
* 12 3″ wood screws
* 2 cans of paint (we went with RustOleum Gold but substitute for your favorite)

sawhorse cut How To Build DIY Gold Sawhorses
1. Measure and Cut
Measure out your 8 30″ pieces for legs and 6 32.5″ pieces for the I-Beam then cut 2x4s using a circular saw or hacksaw.

sawhorse paint How To Build DIY Gold Sawhorses
2. Go Gold
Paint individual pieces and let dry (preferably overnight)

sawhorse screwdriver dewalt How To Build DIY Gold Sawhorses
3. Build I-Beam
Using screws attach 3 of the 32.5″ pieces together as a “T” then finish as an “I”.

sawhorse ibeam How To Build DIY Gold Sawhorses
4. Complete I-Beam
Once all pieces are attached the bulk of your sawhorse is complete.

sawhorse hammer How To Build DIY Gold Sawhorses
5. Hammer Time
Place legs as show and attach legs using 4 nails in a box shape.

sawhorse stack How To Build DIY Gold Sawhorses
6. Stackable
Not only are these pretty but their stackable for small workspace storage.