ROCKLER LID-STAY TORSION HINGE are heavy-duty cast-zinc hinges that allow virtually any sized lid to open smoothly, hold its position and then easily close.
Similar to ones in laptop computers, the hinges are available in rustic bronze and zinc finishes. The hinges are designed to fit 3/4" stock and complement projects such as chests, boxes, storage units and more. The hinges are available in 30-, 40- and 60-inch-pound ratings and priced at $19.99 each and $37.99 to $39.99 for a package of two. Contact: Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. Tel: 877-762-5537. www.rockler.com
This article originally appeared in the January 2010 issue.