Weight-rated lid supports for toy boxes and toy chests. Use the formula to help you choose the proper lid support for your toy box or chest. We get a lot of customers who ask, Should I go to a heavier rated support to be safe? Specifically cited by the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) for protecting children from injuries or death caused by falling lids on toy chests, trunks, wooden storage chests or similar items, these domestically manufactured supports won’t let lids fall – period! When properly installed, these spring loaded supports provide the proper torque to ensure that a hinged lid stays open in the position to which it was raised: To determine supports required for your application, multiply one-half the distance – in inches – from the front to the back of the lid times the weight of the lid – in pounds:. Ideal for toy boxes, piano benches and other lidded furniture. I used them on my grandson’s toy box and now I’m building a toy box for my granddaughter.
By rear-mounting this lid support and placing it at least 6” from the edge of the lid, you’ll get added safety and smooth lift-up action. The Everbilt Universal Lid Support is ideal for use on cabinets, boxes and chests. I bought this to convert my old Hope chest into a Toy chest for my daughter and I am highly disappointed. Find Toy Boxes at Lowes.com. Shop a variety of quality Toy Boxes and Toy Boxes that are available for purchase online or in store.
Soft close lid support equipped component hardware is ideal for not only heavy duty industrial use in such as toolbox and storage box lid but for toy box and jewelry box lid. I have the closer you cited mounted on my son’s toybox. Actually two – one on each side. I have tried repeatedly to attach one of those safety hinges such as the Rockler safety lid support. The lid will not close all the way – it hits the top of the hinge. Safety Closer for Toy Box lid.
Soft Down Support
I built a toy box (see pic) for a little girl and I need some system that will keep it from slamming. I have the below from Lee Valley, but I couldn’t figure out how they would work with the dimensions I have, and they were very helpful (as always!) and confirmed that they would indeed not work. Shop Wayfair for Toy Boxes & Benches – finger-safe close lid. Enjoy Free Shipping on most stuff, even big stuff. Toy Box Lid Stay – This Lid stay is designed to be used with toy boxes and lifting seats, the stay locks open at 90 degrees and is released by pulling forward, they will then close at a controlled speed. Stanley CD448 Right Hand Safety Lid Stay Support (Antique Brass). So the toy box lid is 800mm wide and 450 deep of 18mm MDF and hinged on the back edge with piano hinge. Toy Box Chest Hardware 2pcs Gas Strut Springs Lid Stay100N+2pcs Lid Hinges DIY. 2Pcs White Plastic Door Kitchen Cabinet Damper Soft Closer Buffer SYSZAU. Two bland new safe lid stay balance hinges, adjustable angle stay, black finish.
Toy Box Lid SupportsPrevents lids from accidentally slamming shut on fingers. Excellent for use as a stay on wardrobe doors or boxes. 6” from the edge of the lid, you’ll get added safety and smooth lift-up action. X2 Lift Up Lid Support Door Stays for kitchen Cupboard Cabinet Toy Box. 2 x Gas Strut Lid Stay Support Kitchen Cabinet Door/Toy Box Hinge 100N. 4.58. Settled in Member Joined: 19 Jun 2004, 18:25Posts: 337Location: North HampshireHas thanked: 0 timeBeen thanked: 0 time Thats the very ones never had any problem with them and if the little ones experiment by trying to remove the adjustment screw they fail safe to hard to close, My box lids are on piano hinges and only require one stay, Nigel. So at this point our children are not allowed to use it till I can make this thing safe for them. I’ll continue to do research and i’ll take a closer look at the gas ‘shocks’?
Use a Plate Joiner to Assemble a Child’s Toy Chest with Glue and Biscuits. Install a closer for safety.