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Assuming two eye bolts, one 5/16 lag into a stud and a suitable chain should be more than sufficient, as suggested by @BrownRedHawk. 1/4 really would do, but I prefer a little overbuilding. A lag screw loading chart from countryplans.com, whoever they are (just what I found in search, not affiliated in any way...) Shear (the main loading mode you'd have) ...


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It appears that there are two eye screws at the top edge for hanging. If that's the case, 3/8" or 7/16" lag screws into framing would do nicely, or some other heavy steel hook or anchor. The eye screws appear to possibly be at 32" centers. That would allow you to hit two studs on standard layout. If that's not the case, and you won't hit wall plates or ...


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For large heavy objects that you want to span multiple studs, I like a french cleat. You can buy them out of metal from the store, or make your own by ripping a board at 45 degrees along it's length. Screw in the wall part to each stud with a long screw or lag bolt, and get either a counter sunk or flush head. And on the back of the clock, you can use ...



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