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This is, by far, the easiest way I’ve found to make super sturdy workbench legs from a 4×4.
You can use a circular saw to cut the notches for your 2×4 rails, but I found it was even easier to use my sliding mitre saw set to a specific depth. And no chiseling was required this way either.
See how I easily made mine.
See a super easy way to cut plywood without heavy lifting or fear of it binding the circular saw.
And see great tips on clamping a cutting guide too.
Making straight cuts in plywood is super easy when you have a straight edge to guide your saw.
There’s no need to buy an expensive guide when you can easily make your own.
Let me show you how I made mine.
Do you really need to drill a pilot hole before screwing two boards together?
See why and which bit size to use so you have strong wood joints.
And see tips on using countersinks for flush and recessed screw mounts.
You’ll be driving screws like a pro!