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What components to use to build rocking bench?

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 ...
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Determining pivot point for arcade cabinet lid

I have been constructing my own candy cab-style arcade cabinet, modeled after the Capcom Q25, that has the ability to rotate the monitor so I can play games in both landscape and portrait orientation. ...
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Pivot material for linkage hinge?

*** modified design with new gas spring approach -I couldn't find shoulder bushing with large enough shoulder diameter so I will buy nylon tubing and cut them to lenght (Item 11) and add abs washer I ...
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How can I open a door? There's gotta be something simpler!

I'm trying to open a door. More precisely, I'm trying to design a mechanism to open and close a door mechanically which also allows me to open the door manually. Now, I thought this would be fairly ...
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Help making 4-5 stage chair recline hinge that you pull forward slightly to drop one stage

We are building reclining sitting chairs with a 4-5 stage ratchet backrest. ISSUE: all the ratchet hinges we can find require the backrest to be pushed all the way down or pulled all the way up before ...
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Compliant mechanism that can resist shear force

Looking for a compliant mechanism that can witsdent sheat force but still move in another axis Is there such compliant mechanism that can resist shear force but still bend like a hinge? Is it even ...
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Hinge type 90degree max [closed]

I'm looking for a hinge that can open a maximum of 90 degrees will open fully by gravity alone approx 20mm wide approx 50mm long each arm approx 10mm thick when closed Is this something that can be ...
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What type of fastener / rivet is this please?

I think I may have worked this out but I would love it if a real engineer could confirm it please? Is the fixing shown in the photos a shoulder rivet? Semi tubular? For the record the pictures show ...
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What is this locking pin for a hinge called?

The following is a picture of a locking pin for a tubular hinge which specifies Maritime use. I assume it has something to do with railings but I'm thinking of fabricating my own similar hinges. "...
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Duplicate a sketch on a spiral like array of lines in solidworks

This one is gonna be hard for me to explain, but I hope you will get it I have this sketch: Each side of this part is half of it, to be easily duplicate / mirror / pattern Important to note the both ...
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Non-standard Door Hinge Spacing

The usual woodworker/house builder rule of thumb is to place the top hinge 6" (150 mm) from the top of the door, and the bottom one 9" (228 mm) from the bottom - the common reason for this ...
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