Trestles: Episode 2

Paul assembles the legs of the trestle. Then the posts are marked out and fixed in place to make a sturdy reliable trestle, using gussets for additional strength and rigidity.

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Trestles: Episode 1

These useful trestles have a myriad of uses. They are made from construction materials, so Paul starts by planing the surfaces to remove surface irregularity. Then the gussets are cut to size and drilled ready for fitting.

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Trestles

Trestles can be used to support stock or pieces in a variety of configurations and are simple to make. Paul has used this style of trestles around the shop for years and used them in his workbench project to provide a solid base to work from.

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