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Drilled hole for wall anchor into a stud instead. How can I use it for mounting?

Here's what I would do in this situation if I were intent on using the exact same screws for each hole: Get a piece of 8mm dowel and cut it to length so that it will sit flush with the drywall. ...
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Drilled hole for wall anchor into a stud instead. How can I use it for mounting?

Few things you can do: Use a screw thicker than existing screw Use a longer screw that would pass through the hole into more stud You could repair the hole with 8mm round wood stick (does not need to ...
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Drilled hole for wall anchor into a stud instead. How can I use it for mounting?

Absolutely! There are two ways to mount stuff on a typical (drywall or plasterboard or similar on top of wood frame): Hollow Wall Anchors It sounds like this is what you were trying to do. Drill ...
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Is my analysis of a closet system (rails hanging from a top track) correct? (e.g. Elfa, IKEA Algot, or floating shelf on L brackets)

Using bottom screws will defeat the purpose of hanging adjustable space rack. Insert small piece of foam between the rack and wall to prevent scratches. Starting from the corner of the room, measure ...
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