If a workbench is the heart of any shop, then sawhorses are the legs. They do most of the heavy lifting, are mobile, and usually help you take the first step in any home-improvement project. This trusted and versatile accessory doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Whether you build your own, assemble them from manufactured hardware, or buy a set out of the box, no workspace is complete without a pair of these rugged shop mates. Here are three things to consider in any sawhorse configuration.