Nearly Extinct Woodworking Skill

Nearly Extinct Woodworking Skill

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  1. piffwhiffle on September 1, 2023 at 6:51 pm

    "forgotten technique"? "nearly extinct"? Slow your role partner

  2. James Weeg on September 1, 2023 at 6:52 pm

    You forgot to slap the load and say….that’s not going anywhere….lol😜

  3. Tom Lagatol on September 1, 2023 at 6:54 pm

    The knot you tied in the back of your truck was a “truckers hitch”…. And the anchoring knot at the other end looked like a bowline… both great knots!!

  4. Nick Trayer on September 1, 2023 at 6:56 pm

    Not that the saw horses need to hold up a mack truck. But if you just add some 1x 4 or even 1×6 to the outside of those legs. It will keep those two lower screws on the bottom from getting elongated over time from all of the banging and moving around. Also i know you like the ease ability of sliding the 4×4. But widen them to just over twice as wide drill a hardwood dowell in all 4 groves and then add corresponding holes in the top of the horse say 6 in apart and then you have the option of not having to use a clamp but also have the option of making them still slidable. I know this just went from simple to a little more complicated but you never know.

  5. Christopher Harrison on September 1, 2023 at 6:57 pm

    People think I’m crazy to use hand tools especially seeing as I own a circular saw .I actually enjoy sawing as close to the line as poss then out come the hand planes.

  6. Jim Eichenberg on September 1, 2023 at 6:58 pm

    I’m excited for you new hair brained scheme of starting minimal.

  7. Garrett on September 1, 2023 at 7:02 pm

    loop knot is a slipknot

    check out a blackwall hitch if you want to make the trucker’s hitch auto-locking

  8. Tom Denny on September 1, 2023 at 7:05 pm

    An elegant though simple solution. Genius.

  9. Michael Means on September 1, 2023 at 7:05 pm

    Loop knot is called a trucker’s hitch. Keep up the good work, I really enjoy your videos.

  10. Joel Hollingsworth on September 1, 2023 at 7:06 pm

    Those two 4x4s are also a Moxon vise waiting to happen, if you eg. use two F clamps to sandwich your workpiece between them.

  11. Adam Jones on September 1, 2023 at 7:11 pm

    There’s no doubting you, mate. You’re bringing woodworking to the spuds like me. Well done, I am inspired!

  12. Michael Doto on September 1, 2023 at 7:13 pm

    Adding the 4×4’s as a sliding work surface is brilliant. I made my sawhorses using the same design but added skirts to the sides to stabilize them. Next trip to the box store I’m going to pickup a few 4×4’s and add them. Thank you for sharing your design!

  13. Fabrice Menoud on September 1, 2023 at 7:13 pm

    Merci pour la vidéo 👋🥵🍺

  14. MC's Creations on September 1, 2023 at 7:13 pm

    Fantastic project, Frank! Thanks a bunch for all the tips! 😃
    Stay safe there with your family! 🖖😊

  15. peter tiffney on September 1, 2023 at 7:15 pm

    Hi Frank the knot is known as a hitch , I in the uk Ashley Isles lives in the next village to me ,please Frank could you tell me about the handsaw they look fantastic,

  16. Александр Шацкий on September 1, 2023 at 7:16 pm

    Молодец уважаю ручной инструмен

  17. The Ridge on September 1, 2023 at 7:17 pm

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  18. papparocket on September 1, 2023 at 7:19 pm

    Well it is nice to see you have gone old school with the hand saws, but good to see that you haven’t gone so far back in time that you used a hand brace to drill the holes and a screwdriver to drive in the screws.

  19. jinseong88 on September 1, 2023 at 7:21 pm

    i’ve got a shorter finger too, it’s okay

  20. ikust007 on September 1, 2023 at 7:22 pm

    Merci !

  21. David Clark on September 1, 2023 at 7:23 pm

    I have to downsize the work space to fit in a smaller location and found this video to be fantastic. I am going to copy your work.

  22. Grayson Taylor on September 1, 2023 at 7:25 pm

    First project ever was identical sawhorses to that, although didn’t know that one screw levelling trick at the time, genius. Unfortunately my garage is so uneven all my levelling efforts were pointless anyway. I just kick a scrap wedge under the high leg on both. Need to do those cross supports ASAP though, just cut up a sheet of plywood on them and had to get help to support the off cuts

  23. Gary Nelles Woodworking on September 1, 2023 at 7:25 pm

    Cool video Frank. You may have given me an idea for a Roubo bench upgrade!

  24. Skippy Lippy on September 1, 2023 at 7:26 pm

    But . . . You didn’t paint it GREEN! 🤣😂

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  26. nick d on September 1, 2023 at 7:29 pm

    Hello there. I too live in Texas. And yes it’s been a hot this summer. But it is summer! And it is Texas!
    Any how, my question is why didn’t you use yellow pine and glue up the parts that you made out of 4x4s?

  27. VORON-M on September 1, 2023 at 7:33 pm

    Hi, Frank! You had your own workbench. Where did he go?

  28. jr sanacore on September 1, 2023 at 7:33 pm

    Seriously frank, I wish you did more video. I’m always happy when you come out a new video. Love your channel. Love the fact it’s all handtools and you not boring and that’s good! Continue your good work.

  29. Kevin Démosh on September 1, 2023 at 7:34 pm

    So cool!

  30. carl ogle on September 1, 2023 at 7:36 pm

    Welp, I’m definitely making these this weekend.

  31. Gary Gill on September 1, 2023 at 7:39 pm

    There is an old saying "It’s not how fast you can make them, it’s how fast can you fix them" Oops happen to us all.

  32. Jerry Stark on September 1, 2023 at 7:39 pm

    Trucker’s hitch. 👍👍

  33. cujero on September 1, 2023 at 7:39 pm

    I like how you show how hand tools are such a practical way to do woodworking. Power tools are not always needed. I sometimes like to work at night and don’t want to wake up my neighbors so hand tools are great.

  34. Thomas Schäfer on September 1, 2023 at 7:40 pm

    Kauf dir erstmal ein paar Arbeitsschuhe. Stemmeisen und Sandalen. Alles klar. Easy.😅😅😅

  35. Jim Carter on September 1, 2023 at 7:40 pm

    If a person was lazier or wanted to be more expedient I suppose you could just add another two by to the top of your burro brand saw horse and accomplish the same thing. Or at job site.

  36. david frank on September 1, 2023 at 7:40 pm

    Why all the extra work.. why not just use a few 2x4sjusr laid on top?

  37. jimfromri on September 1, 2023 at 7:41 pm

    The “usefulness to effort” ratio of this project is incredibly high. Very clever with the sliding beams. I look forward to watching you build out the space. Did I miss a video where you explained about your move? Is this permanent or temporary? Do you have your workbench and other tools there and are just not using them? Or are they stored somewhere?

  38. Kavik79 on September 1, 2023 at 7:44 pm

    I’d add one small thing: just a flip up stop block on the end of each I-beam. So that if your cross-beams are spread right to the ends, they won’t walk off the side and end up on those bare toes 😅

  39. Darin on September 1, 2023 at 7:45 pm


  40. Haitham Alhajqasem on September 1, 2023 at 7:45 pm

    You are amazing bro
    I wish you good luck and success always 🇵🇸🇵🇸🇵🇸

  41. Alex James on September 1, 2023 at 7:46 pm

    Make a third beam.
    That’s a great practical build.