Flip-top bench doubles as track-saw station
Like most woodworkers, I don't have unlimited space for tools and benches. So I didn't want to dedicate a separate bench just for my track saw. I also didn't want to cut into the top of my main workbench when using the saw.
To solve this dilemma, I mounted the benchtop on hinges so it would flip out of the way, and added a grid of sheet-good-supporting 2×4s between the bench's top rails. Give yourself additional working flexibility by attaching the hinges so you can slide the rail (while it's on top of a 3⁄4 " sheet) through a 11⁄2 " gap at the hinged side of the benchtop.
—James P. Carr, Pittsburgh, Pa.