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How to Build a Wall-Mounting System

A scrap piece of wood can be used to hang a cabinet or a large mirror on a wall. DIY experts show how to build this wall-mounting system.

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screw other block to wall where work piece hangs
  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate

Highlights:

Step 1: Cut the Block of Wood

Set the table saw blade at 1". Tilt the saw blade to 45 degrees. Make one cut down the middle of the 1"-thick block of wood.

cut block of wood

Step 2: Attach a Block to the Work Piece

Glue and screw one block to the top of the work piece with the 45-degree beveled side facing down.

attach block to work piece

Step 3: Screw the Other Block to the Wall

Screw the other block to the wall where the work piece is to hang. The 45-degree beveled side should face up. The wood attached to the work piece will fit right into the wall piece, holding the work piece in place.

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