Stole this idea from Fred Capenos

Dave Wermuth

Who hid my paddle?
The Capenos method of stripping varnish. Build tall sawhorses, save your back somewhat. There are sticks fastened on each sawhorse to prevent the canoe from rolling off.
Fred, my hats off to you. This is a good idea and I can stack a canoe over another one using these.


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Dave, short people would'nt borrow any of my horses, they're all tall like that.:cool: I like it propped sideways though, would make the ends easier to do, as well as the gunwale area inside. I just prop it up to rinse it out, figures it would be easier for stripping too.
There's more.

I have another type sawhorse but it is made of rope. I don't have photos tho. Essentially, I throw a rope over the rafter. One end has an overhand loop knot. the other end fastens to the loop with a quick release Cliff Jacobson knot. I adjust the height to meet my needs. I use this for clinching tacks that are hard to get at. The canoe can be like it's on a rottiserie.

I just don't have a name for it. Skyhorse? Flying sawhorse?