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I love the collarless wall anchors I've accumulated from all the do-it-yourself furniture my wife has bought. Most of them are nominal 1/4" diameter. So here's how to successfully install them: Drill the hole with a SHARP 15/16 drill. Push the anchor in enough to start it. Tap gently with a SMALL hammer to set the anchor flush to the wall. Start screwing ...


Yes I'm afraid concrete anchors are not appropriate for wood studs. Sleeve anchors rely on being able to press against the sides of their hole with enough pressure to counter act the pull-out weight of the load they're bearing. If the sides of the hole are somewhat squishy (like soft pine is) the anchor will probably fail. You can: Move the unit slightly ...

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