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Cedar Chest Hinge and Lid Support

Item #: 28217
$27.99
Pair In Stock

Overview

This classic chest hinge integrates a lid support, making it the ideal choice for a lid hinge on cedar chests, blanket chests or hope chests. Lid stays engaged at approximately 95°. Hinge is sturdily constructed from brass plated steel. Mounts to side of case and underside of flat lid. Includes one left and one right hinge, plus matching screws. Price per pair of hinges.

  • Combines hinge with lid support – saves you the expense of lid stays.
  • Compound action pushes lid up and rearward.
  • Stamped from brass-plated steel.
  • For use on flat-top lids only.
  • Not a soft-down support, not approved for toy boxes.
  • Rear overhang must not exceed 3/8".
  • Measures 3-1/4"W x 2-3/4"H x 3/8" thick.

Tech Spec

Brand Rockler
Weight (lbs) 0.6200
Finish Brass

Technical Details:

  • Combines hinge with lid support – saves you the expense of lid stays.
  • Top stays open at 95 degrees.
  • Includes one left and one right hinge and screws.
  • Compound action pushes lid up and rearward.
  • Stamped from brass-plated steel.
  • For use on flat-top lids only.
  • Not a soft-down support, not approved for toy boxes.
  • Rear overhang must not exceed 3/8".
  • Measures 3-1/4"W x 2-3/4"H x 3/8" thick.

What's included:

  • (1) left-hand chest hinge
  • (1) right-hand chest hinge
  • 1/2" x #7 flat-head brass screws

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My project was to referbish a...

Guest from Blue Grass, IA Posted December 5, 2010
My project was to referbish a cedar chest that I built in shop clas back in 1955. one of the hinges was broken and I didn't think I had a chance of finding a n exact replcement.I went shop the internet and found Rockler Woodworking and sure enough there was the exact same hinge support.

The pair of hinges that I...

Guest from San Diego, CA Posted June 2, 2010
The pair of hinges that I purchased were whole, intact, and functional although very very stiff at first. The instructions for installation were rather less than genuinely helpful so it took me quite a while and effort to get the lid portion of my cedar trunk (a rather old one that needed renovation and modification) properly attached such that all of the clearances allowed for no wood-on-wood rubbing during opening/closing. The hinges have operated flawlessly and held up under considerable use of the rather heavy (20+lbs) solid cedar lid long enough to seat two persons comfortably.

I've used these hinges on 5...

Ronald M from Fulton, MS Posted June 11, 2008
I've used these hinges on 5 cedar chests over about 15 years. They have all been easy to install and problem free.

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