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How do I hang a heavy brass bar shelving system onto a mirror backsplash?

I have a heavy brass shelf unit I need to screw into a mirror backsplash. We have tried twice and cracked the mirror both times. The shelf unit consists of brass posts that screw into the mirror at ...
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How to install a hanging chair in concrete ceiling so it's removable?

I would like to install a hanging chair or two in a concrete ceiling in such a way that I can eventually remove it. What's the best way to make sure the mount is strong, safe, and can still be removed ...
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Construct 3-Sheave Pulleys for Hanging Objects from Rafters

I am trying to create a system of 2 3-sheave pulleys (along with terminal pulleys) that can hoist my hanging plants up to my rafters, such as here: I am happy with my general design but what I am ...
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Is there a way to hang mini blinds with only 1/2" of space to mount the brackets?

I had all of the windows in my house replaced last week and I just assumed that my fairly new mini blinds would be able to be put back up but once the new windows were in, but there is now only a ...
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Can i mount this to metal studs?

I mounted my TV (about 62lbs) to my apartment’s metal studs using zip toggles. Wondering if I can do so for this wall-mounted work bench too. It weighs about 95lbs. Product link
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Hanging objects on wood panel mantle

I have a house built in 1957 and in the living room is a fireplace with wood paneling mantle. This is my first home and am not sure what is behind the wood paneling and what it can support. I'd like ...
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Can garage door track read hangers be at an angle?

I'm trying to install a garage door where I don't have ceiling joists, just a big beam and two horizontal members between the wall and the beam. I can't put the angle bracket on the horizontal member ...
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Hang a swing from a Simpson deck tension tie

Theoretically, if the structure you attached this to https://www.strongtie.com/decks_decksandfences/dtt_tie/p/dtt could handle the weight. Could you suspend a swing from this thing? Put a strong ...
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Best way to mount stuff on 5/8" thick shiplap board wall?

We have a shiplap accent wall (5/8" thick pine boards) where we need to mount some wall coat hangers and other stuff that will be relatively heavy. Should we just mount items with screws or use ...
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Can I safely drill into a wall behind which is my fireplace and chimney?

I would like to drill 2-4 holes to mount a monitor on the wall of my office. The problem is that on the other side of my plaster wall is the back of my fireplace and chimney. Can I safely drill into ...
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Correct wooden batten size to support heavy item on drywall

I'm going to install the Ikea Boaxel wardrobe storage system and because I have plasterboard walls I going to screw horizontal battens into the wall studs and then attach the 2m Boaxel vertical rails ...
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Gap between toilet and a "glue" on the wall

I don't know anything about plumbing, but recently I moved to a new apartment and noticed that there is a slight gap between the hanging toilet and some kind on a white glue on the wall. Check the ...
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Options and advice for two-point aerial yoga hammock

I'm looking to hang an aerial yoga hammock in our garage from 2 attachment points. I'm based in Australia which might change some of my measurements/ratings so sorry in advance! I can use a manhole ...
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What is this wall fixture with a locking arm? How much weight is it rated for?

So, I have this thing attached to the concrete wall between mine and my neigbhor's balconies: The arm has a slot in it's base that lets it slide around the nearest axis, and another slot that engages ...
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Effective way to attach hangables to brick veneer wall?

So awhile back I made a wall with brick veneer for a fake, lighter weight "brick wall" look: Veneer Link I have been trying to find effective ways to hang things from it such as picture frames, a ...
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Hanging bed from cement ceiling

I saw a thread on here that kind of discussed this, but I am trying to hang a queen platform bed from a cement ceiling in a Loft apartment model. It will not be used, just more decoration, although ...
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How to hang curtains drywall with no gap

How can I hang curtains on an exterior wall that only has 1/2" between the interior(painted) drywall surface and the beginning of the exterior wall? I tried to use a hollow wall anchor #6-32 x 1-1/4",...
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How to hang shelf on 2cm thin wall?

I would like to somehow saw out a wood board that fits into the corner as seen on the picture below. The problem is that both walls are only 2cm thin. The shelf needs to be able to hold a pair of ...
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Can I safely mount a 150lb punching bag to the bottom chords of the trusses in my garage?

I’d mount a 2x4 or 2x6 on the other side of the drywall perpendicular across the chords pictured and hang the punching bag to that. These chords span about 50-60 feet. (Click image to enlarge) If ...
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How can I hang a shelf off of existing screws in brick wall?

Recently moved into an apartment, and setting it up. I need to hang a projector and a video game console off of a brick wall in the home. Ideally, because it's an apartment, I don't alter the wall. ...
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Decorative hanging hooks into plaster and brick wall

I'm at a bit of a loss, but I feel like I can't surely be the only person with this issue. We have a number of keepsake / decorative items that need to be hung by a hook. An example is a surprisingly ...
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