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How can I lift my TV on my own?

How can I lift my TV on my own?


  1. Stand close to the television with your feet shoulder-width apart. Your feet should be no more than 1 foot from the television.
  2. Squat down to pick up the television.
  3. Grasp the bottom corners of the television firmly.
  4. Lift up using your legs and not your back.
  5. Walk slowly to your destination.

How does a motorized TV lift work?

If TV lift is within cabinet the lift is designed to raise the TV with a press of a button and lower it back down within cabinet. If the lift is dropping down from the ceiling it works in reverse motion. The lift lowers down to viewing position and rises back into ceiling when not in use.

Can one person lift a 55 inch TV?

On your question, the stand is fine on your own, slide it out and lay it on some pillows. Lifting it is trickier depending on your size, strength and wingspan but it will be much easier and safer with a buddy.

Can one person mount a TV on the wall?

You can place your TV higher on the wall, and tilt it to your preferred position. Slim mount. This one gets its name from the fact that it leaves the minimal possible space between the wall and the back of the TV. It can come in a fixed, or tilting variety.

Is there a motorized lift for a TV?

Motorized TV lifts have been available for some time; however, they generally have been very expensive or sized for a set range of TVs. If the installation location or TV size fell outside of these parameters, there were no easy options.

How to build a TV lift cabinet from scratch?

YouTube woodworker Jon Peters shares some video tutorials on building a TV lift cabinet from scratch. He starts by building a plywood box that will hold the television and then proceeds to build the cabinet doors and face frames. The final step is adding a wood top to the box, and in this case sapele wood is chosen.

Can you build your own custom TV lift?

Now with a broader range of DIY consumer electronics available, building a custom TV lift is achievable for the moderately experienced DIYer. A linear actuator is basically an electric motor attached to a worm drive and a track. When 12v is applied in one direction, a bracket on the worm drive moves up the track.

Is there a way to lift a Samsung TV?

When you’re ready to watch, hit a button on a universal remote and it will rise up out of the cabinet like magic. This Instructable uses birch plywood and a lift by Firgelli Automation to implement the design. The TV shown here is a 60″ Samsung but could be any modern flat screen.