TV cabinet with lift

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Project by jimbarstow posted 372 days ago 1512 views 10 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife and I wanted a TV in the bedroom but wanted it hidden since we would rarely use it. I built this cabinet long before “reasonably” priced lifts were available. I tried a variety of approaches for the lift and ended up using 2 linear actuators and a set of heavy duty drawer slides. The lift is kind of noisy but it works fine.

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#1 posted 372 days ago

Very well executed.

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#2 posted 372 days ago

well done

-- Money: if you do not have fun earning it, have fun spending it, I do not enjoy spending it so I have fun earning it.

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#3 posted 372 days ago

Nice job, your right those lifts when they first came out were pricey…. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 370 days ago

Nice job Jim. Thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 370 days ago

I used to own a Sharp Aquos! Nice job!

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#6 posted 368 days ago

You make beautiful furnitures, this TV cabinet is awesome. Love the lift mechanism and cool hidden design. Excellent job!

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