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Z-clips are french cleats made from aluminum- they come in all kinds of lengths and keep the hanged piece about 3/16 from the wall- they will have holes to attach one piece to the wall/studs and the other to screw to the back-they can hold a lot of weight (we've hung whole mahogany wall panels with them) The item can easily slide left to right to center. ...


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As @OrgnicLawnDIY suggests, use french cleats. These are 1x4 or 1x6 boards cut on a 45 degree angle. The lower section has the short side against the wall and the upper section, attached to the item to be hung, lowers into the trough created to snug the piece into the wall. Many carpenters use strips of 3/4" or 1 " plywood instead of solid boards. You can ...


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What you described with the 45 degree bevel is called a french cleat. It's used for securing heavy items to walls and I've seen them used in upper kitchen cabinet installations. 1x6 hardwood cut in half on a 45 I think would suffice. I would consider putting one on the top and one on the bottom (mounted upside down) if you have enough room to slide the ...


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Utilize a big enough Flat panel TV mount. This would keep the mount itself hidden, keep it close to the wall, and provide the strength you need to keep it on the wall. You'd just need to find a way to affix the art to the mount without destroying the art ... If you are not afraid of what exactly is attached to the back, epoxy might do the trick. Applying ...


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A good white board that size costs hundreds of dollars. You can pick up a decent electronic stud finder for $10-20. Buying one to protect the investment in the whiteboard and to protect against it falling on someone's feet when in use is just the financially sound thing to do. While there are a number of drywall anchors that can support that weight they are ...


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If you don't already have a stud finder, get one. I consider them an essential tool to have in a house (like a hammer and screw drivers). They also are pretty inexpensive as well, just don't get the cheapest in the hardware store but usually one model up from the cheapest is great for a home owner. Ideally the corners of the board will line up with the ...


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Whiteboard can not be attached on gypsum boards!You must fix it to the underlying structure,but even that im not sure is enough.Best would be to use UA structure (those are special kind of carriers used for gypsum board walls which are made of steel and they are used when you want to put a door on a dry wall or something like that).But since im guessing that ...


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Drywall (Gypsum board) is not sufficient for hanging things (other than maybe very light picture frames), you'll want to attach the whiteboard to the underlying structure. How you do that, will depend on what the structure is.


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DO NOT DO IT!!!! Chimney vents must not be compromised! All heat and gas related stacks must be left intact. No additional venting or other holes may be put in them. As the comments have noted, you run the serious risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, as well as the risk of chimney and house fires. Find another route well away from the chimney.


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You do not want to cover over the window with a TV. First of all there is the glare point that Paulster2 points out. That alone should make you take stock of this situation and see what a bad idea this is. However there are a number of additional considerations as well. Windows have a role of safety exit possibility if you ever get caught trapped in a ...


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Let's start with the plywood. The weight of the TV (and don't forget the weight of the mounting bracket) is not that large. Books on shelves routinely weigh much more than that. And most of the pressure is downward. You probably could get away with 1/2 inch board, but I would probably go to with 3/4 to reduce bowing. Your proposed frame for the plywood ...



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