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Wall hanging hardware. What is available in hardware for hanging pictures, mirrors, etc. and tips on their use.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1987 (v.11#3) pg. 16

Tip: How to hang objects on wallpapered walls without leaving a hole in the paper when object is removed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #224 Dec 1981 (v.31#10) pg. 50

A survey of wall fasteners that will hang just about anything on any kind of wall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 76

A guide to fasteners for drywall or plaster walls and hollow-core doors.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #373 Nov 1996 (v.46#10) pg. 68

Hollow-wall anchors. An overview of the variety of styles and advice on their selection and use.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #122 Apr-May 1999 pg. 108

Wooden hanger plug, when fitted to a mirror or picture frame, allows the frame to be hung flush against the wall with the hanging screw concealed.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 18

French cleat for hanging wall cabinets.
FINE WOODWORKING #106 May-Jun 1994 pg. 52

Wall-mounted hanging system (for small cabinets, mirrors, etc.) consists of a plywood mounting plaque that is attached to the wall and a matching hanger bracket that is attached to the back of the cabinet.
FINE WOODWORKING #125 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 30

Two-part French cleat system for hanging a mantle or a wall cabinet.
FINE WOODWORKING #139 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 22

Tip: Make it easier to hang and level large wall-hung objects (mirrors, pictures, etc.) by using two saw-toothed hangers attached on a slight diagonal at each side.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.11#7) pg. 16

Tip on using a carpenter's level to position the two hooks needed to hold heavy pictures, mirrors, shelves, etc.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 70

Hang it on the wall. All about fasteners you can use for light- to heavyweight hanging.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 54
Added Info HOMEOWNER Jun 1990 (v.15#5) pg. 6

Tip suggests how to prevent spinout of plastic masonry anchors in soft lime morter.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.24#1) pg. 18

Hollow-wall anchors. Tips on selecting and using the plastic "Toggler" anchors.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1990 (v.167#1) pg. 79

Hardware for hanging projects on walls.
WOOD MAGAZINE #78 Apr 1995 (v.12#3) pg. 9

Pointers for hanging your projects on walls. Looks at fasteners, leveling, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #84 Dec 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 4

Tip on using mortise-style bedrail fasteners to attach heavy objects to a wall.
WOOD MAGAZINE #139 Feb 2002 (v.19#1) pg. 33

Make this alternative to plastic screw plugs, in any required length or diameter, from wooden dowel.
WOODWORKER Jan 1991 (v.95#1) pg. 99

How to hang wall cabinets. Using screws, cleats, special hardware, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 17

Tip on using bed rail fasteners to hang wall cabinets.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1992 (v.48#5) pg. 26