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sawhorse

a stand for timber during sawing

sawhorse

[′sȯ‚hȯrs]
(engineering)
A wooden rack used to support wood that is being sawed.

sawhorse, sawbuck

A four-legged support, usually used in pairs, to hold wood while being sawed.
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He set up a workbench and sawhorses, showing the students how those are used at a construction site.
Poor enough that they didn't have a real table, but a door resting on sawhorses -- a visual image meant to convey that Mitt Romney, far from being the ultra-rich man whose policies will benefit his Wall Street friends that the Democrats have been portraying, was someone who gets the everyday struggles of Americans.
BRINS THOSE SLAVES INSIDE THE HANGAR AND PLACE THEM ON PADDED SAWHORSES.
The term dates back nearly 500 years when a board would be placed on sawhorses to serve as a makeshift dinner table with the master of the house seated on a chair, often the home's only chair, at the head of the board.
The oddly familiar but utterly inexplicable arrangement of Room 5--the centerpiece of which was titled The Fridges, 2010, a jumble of half-scale sawhorses and strips of laminate pierced with tiny rings, set around a narrow channel cut in the floor and presided over by a strangely placid pair of veneered boxes that emitted a faint bluish neon glow--was almost fully in the mode of dreamscape.
He covers a few digital tools--including a couple of iPhone apps--and provides instructions for making useful tools such as a monopod from a hay fork handle, a polarized lens from a pair of sunglasses, foamcore light reflectors, and tables using homemade sawhorses and hollow-core doors.
Parts were transported by lift truck to the blasting booth, where they were hung from chains or placed on sawhorses.
I had two snazzy red metal sawhorses and a door blank my wife had stained and sealed.
There's a sofa somewhere in the living room, behind the ladders and between the sawhorses, but it's covered in plastic.
EXTREME BARBECUE: SMOKIN' RIGS AND REAL GOOD RECIPES is a fun blend of unusual barbecue recipes and a visual focus on unusual or 'extreme' barbecue rigs, from a rig composed of sawhorses and a tin roof to a homemade cob oven.
Fortunately, Pedro was experienced in parrillas and quickly assembled these Tinkertoy-style parts into an upright grill, which he balanced on a pair of sawhorses.