Kreg Track Horse is the Perfect Sawhorse for a Small Workshop
The Track Horse is not like traditional sawhorses. It’s a space-saving, folding sawhorse that’s height adjustable and pairs with other Kreg workspace solutions.
The Kreg Track Horse isn’t a one trick pony. It’s sturdy, folds to save space, and is height adjustable. It includes a bench clamp so it can also be used as a clamping station. Plus, it can be used in combination with other Kreg workspace solutions like the Mobile Project Center. Traditional wooden sawhorses and other folding sawhorses can’t compare to the versatility of the Track Horse.
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What’s Included with the Track Horse
(1) Track Horse
(1) Bench Clamp
(2) Support Brackets
(2) Track Bushings and Screws
Kreg Track Horse is the Perfect Sawhorse for a Small Workshop
- The sturdy design can support up to 2200 pounds when paired with a second Track Horse.
- The Track Horse folds to a compact size which allows it to be easily stored in small workshops.
- The Track Horse is height adjustable which allows DIY projects to be positioned so we can easily reach them.
- The included bench clamp can be used to clamp workpieces to the top or the side of the Track Horse.
- The Track Horse pairs with other Kreg Workspace Solutions like another Track Horse or a Mobile Project Center.
1. The Track Horse is Sturdy
The first thing we’ll notice when we unbox our Track Horse is that this thing is BEEFY! It’s built with lots of metal and very little plastic. In fact, only the leg-pivot lock, leg-extension lock, and feet are made with plastic. And the good news is the leg-pivot locks and leg-extension locks each connect to metal latches.
All of this metal means it can support a lot of weight. Two Track Horses paired together can support 2200 pounds. That’s a big DIY project!
2. The Track Horse is Compact
The Track Horse is perfect for those of us with small workshops. The Track Horse folds down to a compact size, unlike those wooden sawhorses that take up a lot of floor space.
In the folded position the Track Horse measures about 31-½” long x 6-¾” high x 8” wide. I think we can all find a place to store a Track Horse (or two) in our workshop.
The compact size also means the Track Horse is easy to take with us wherever we’re working on a DIY project. We can take it from our workshop to the backyard or even to a buddy’s house to help with a DIY project.
3. The Track Horse is Easy to Set Up
The Track Horse is so easy to set up. All we have to do is squeeze the leg-pivot lock on each leg, pull the leg and click it in position. That’s it. Just four clicks and the Track Horse is ready to use.
4. The Track Horse is Height Adjustable
The adjustable height feature of the Track Horse really speaks to me. Why? Well, I’m a height challenged DIYer. That’s right, yours truly is just 5’ 4”.
Many times it feels like store-bought workshop equipment is built for taller DIYers. Not so with the Track Horse. The Track Horse has six height options so no matter if we’re tall or not-so-tall we can set it for the perfect height for us.
The height is simple to adjust. Just press the leg-extension lock and move the leg to one of the six positions.
Track Horse Heights
Position 1 – 24.65″
Position 2 – 31.65″
Position 3 – 32.65″
Position 4 – 33.65″
Position 5 – 34.65″
Position 6 – 35.65″
The height of leg position 2 matches the height of the Mobile Project Center. We’ll see why this is important a little later!
5. The Track Horse is a Clamping Station
The Track Horse can also be used for clamping. The included bench clamp slides into the t-slot to hold workpieces tightly to the top. Just imagine how helpful the clamp would be to hold wokrpieces while using a drill or circular saw.
The bench clamp can also be attached to the side of the Track Horse to clamp workpieces upright. The included support brackets prevent workpieces from falling while they’re being clamped.
BONUS: Connects to the Mobile Project Center
I think I saved the best feature of the Track Horse for last. The Track Horse can pair with other Kreg workspace solutions like a second Track Horse or the Mobile Project Center. That means we can make a giant work surface when we pair them up!
Here’s how we do it. First, we’ll set up the Track Horse and Mobile Project Center. The maximum distance we can set them apart is about 7 feet.
For this photo demonstration I placed the Track Horse and Mobile Project Center about 5 feet apart. My workshop is small so if I placed them the maximum distance apart I wouldn’t be able to back up far enough to get everything in the pic for you!
Next, we’ll attach the included support brackets in the lower position on the Track Horse and Mobile Project Center. Then we’ll place a 2×4 between each pair of brackets.
All that’s left is to rest a piece of plywood on the 2x4s and the edges of the Track Horse and Mobile Project Center.
Now we have a massive workbench that we can use to set up our miter saw or use for assembling projects. We could also cover it with a drop cloth and use it for finishing projects or even using a paint sprayer.
My workshop is small so I didn’t have the space to use a 4×8 sheet of plywood. My plywood measured about 54″ long but just imagine if our shop is a little bigger or if we are using the Track Horse/Mobile Project Center outside. Now we’re talking about a BIG workbench!
The Kreg Track Horse isn’t a one trick pony. It’s sturdy, space-saving, height adjustable, and it can be used as a clamping station. Plus, it can be used in combination with other Kreg workspace solutions like the Mobile Project Center. Traditional wooden sawhorses and other folding sawhorses can’t compare to the versatility of the Track Horse.
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That is so cool how you can add the 2 X 4’s and make a bigger work space!!!
I agree with you… it’s a great way to make a HUGE workbench!