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I go with these These function like universal velcro, that is,there is no hook side and one loop side. I tend to hang large, relatively heavy posters. These are superior to tape which may cause tears. I'd recommend putting the strips inside the corners by an inch or two ( depending on the size) to you won't see the edge of the strip. Plus, you can pull ...


For posters, I've always had the best luck with the blue colored varieties of sticky-tac or similar non-permanent doughy adhesives. Usually a piece in each corner the size of a dime has been more than enough to hang my posters in college.


If it would work use magnetics. For supper flat use scotch tape, and tape the corners, or you could use poster adhesive strip but that will rase the edges a little.


Two approaches come to mind: Thin nail picture hooks These use very sharp, very thin hardened nails that can be removed leaving a hole so small it is nearly invisible, even in finished wood. If it were noticeable, it could be concealed with touch up wax. Various weight load sizes are available. The sizes that have the thinnest nails can hold at least 20 ...


Shear strength of the hardware isn't going to be a real concern. A single 1/4" Grade 5 lag bolt, in a configuration like this, will fail at roughly 13,000 lbs. Even 1/8" lag screws (well down into "numbered" screw sizes) will have a shear strength of over 3,000 pounds. Your piece of slate, if its density and dimensions are fairly regular for the species of ...


I believe the tear-out strength will be less than the sheer strength of the bolt in this situation. That being said, I believe the dead load of the average 1/4" lag is roughly 400# tear-out in a stud. That assumes a few things (i.e. Good & solid stud, properly sized pilot hole, no faults or cracks in the plaster under the wood stripping allowing it to ...


Your walls ,because of the year you stated it was built are probably plaster. Plaster walls use lathing as an attachment under the plaster , but I don't see this as the problem you are encountering when securing accessories to the wall. I'm thinking that while drilling the wall in the bathroom: 1) you may have encountered a cast vent/waste pipe beneath the ...

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