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Securing a glass set of shelves to a glass wall

If we let OP do the parenting and focus on attaching a tube to glass in a harsh outdoor environment: Get a security anchor base plate AKA "cable lock anchor". The linked one is just an ...
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Securing a glass set of shelves to a glass wall

silicone. that's how aquariums are put together, sheets of glass are joined with silicone at the edges. You can always test it yourself: silicone each of those three pieces of glass to the wall, and ...
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Securing a glass set of shelves to a glass wall

Ignoring the context and answering the question strictly as asked, consider attaching it to the ground instead of to the glass wall. It's hard to discern materials from the photo, but the legs look ...
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Can I drill a bracket for a hanging basket into this column on our deck or will it weaken it?

A few screws will not hurt. Even a few hundred screws will not hurt. Those columns can hold quite a few plant baskets with no problem. You might want to put in caulking in and around the holes to ...
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Mounting a board to a tree without screws

You may consider using elastic clinch straps. They're robust, weather resistant and non-slip. The elastic would expand as the tree grows and last for many years. Trilancer was the first manufacturer ...
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Will this plan support my shelf?

With the cleats on the walls at the ends, this seems fine. If you have intentions of loading the shelves very heavily (thinking canning jars and cast iron) you might put a 1x2 on edge along the front ...
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Will this plan support my shelf?

The answer to this question is, "maybe". It is all dependent on the amount of weight placed on the shelves. With other variables such as the type and size of screws used to mount the ...
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What bracket should I use to wall mount a floor fan?

Your clips will be strong enough. The issue will be mounting them to the brick wall. There are many types of masonry anchors that would suffice, but their reliability depends entirely on proper ...
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How to remove a wall bracket for retail shelving?

The bottom foot/bracket on retail shelving shifts & tilts down to release - otherwise there'd be nothing holding up an entire free-standing aisle of shelving. All other shelves tilt up to release [...
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How to remove a wall bracket for retail shelving?

Some brackets, whether designed for retail or home use, can get well wedged in place and need a good whack with a hammer to break them loose. This looks more like a "foot" than a shelf ...
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How to remove a wall bracket for retail shelving?

Raise the entire shelf assembly up off the floor and place a block under the part you want to remove. Now hammer downward on some other part of the shelf - either the corner post itself, or another ...
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Mounting a board to a tree without screws

In some states that allow you to leave tree stands on public hunting land, they recommend ratchet straps to protect the tree as you are intending. You will want to check and adjust periodically. A ...
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