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How To Build A Custom TV Lift

Learn how to build a TV lift discreetly tucked behind a fireplace mantel.

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Gather your supplies before you start this project.

Tape measure
Framing square
Circular saw
Wrench and socket set
Drill and bits
Paint roller
Stud finder
Utility knife

50+ lb. linear actuator and bracket kit
Remote control unit
120v to 12v wall transformer
Piece of 5/8” plywood
1/2” wood screws
One piano hinge
Paint (black or wall color)
Four 1/2” x 1” bolts, washers and lock nuts
Four TV wall-mount screws
Flat-screen LCD or LED TV
         Safety gear:
Safety glasses
Dust mask
Work gloves



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