I want to build a bench that a user would lie face down on, like a weights bench, however this bench should be able to rock to each side around 30degrees. So I need the bench top to sit on some kind of hinge. This should be able to take up to say 150kg. Here's a picture


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On the image, 22 is the bench top that a user would lie on with their chest facing down, 24 and 35 would be the hinges that allow the bench to move to each side around 30 degrees. What components at 24 or 35 would be best used to do this?

  • $\begingroup$ Bearings most likely. aka hinges or pivots... $\endgroup$
    – Solar Mike
    Commented May 6 at 13:11
  • $\begingroup$ Any idea more specifically what kind of hinges bearings, pivots etc? $\endgroup$
    – Andy S
    Commented May 6 at 13:57
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    $\begingroup$ Does this answer your question? How to build bench with a rocking top rectangular section? $\endgroup$
    – jsotola
    Commented May 6 at 16:23
  • $\begingroup$ Nope it doesn't. $\endgroup$
    – Andy S
    Commented May 6 at 19:24
  • $\begingroup$ So, the comment linking to another post is to suggest that you improve the other post instead of posting the same thing twice. $\endgroup$
    – Solar Mike
    Commented May 7 at 10:27


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