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Old 03-03-2011, 09:01 PM   #1
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since i have already told you i am dumb on to the question.
I have made a work bench and am in the process of making an A frame sawhorse but i need it to be a total of 37.5 inches tall 32 inchs long and 6 inches accross at the top with a pice of 1/2 inch ply on top and 24 inchs at the bottem how do you figure out the angles remember please talk to me like i am dumb so in understand. Again i am math stupid..
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:05 PM   #2
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36° for the top angle
72° for the bottom angles.

This is a triangle with the height of 37 (minus your top 1/2 plywood) and 24" wide stance.


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Old 03-03-2011, 10:16 PM   #4
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36° for the top angle
72° for the bottom angles.

This is a triangle with the height of 37 (minus your top 1/2 plywood) and 24" wide stance.
I agree with you.

 
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:53 PM   #5
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Thank you for the help


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