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 Post subject: Mounting hardware suggestions for magnetic strip
PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:28 pm 

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I have been holding onto a really nice piece of curly chocolate maple that I want to make into a magnetic knife strip for some time now. I have it all figured out except mounting hardware.

Does anyone have any suggestions. I do not mind being able to see some nice heavy brass, copper or other screws, or if there is a good way to have hidden hardware. I would love to hear everyones ideas. Thanks in advance!


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 Post subject: Re: Mounting hardware suggestions for magnetic strip
PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:48 pm 
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Does this help? made-myself-a-magnetic-knife-rack-t5135.html


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 Post subject: Re: Mounting hardware suggestions for magnetic strip
PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:56 pm 

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Lol. That's the same thread I was thinking about. With those hangers , you install the screws into the wall and leave a bit of the head sticking out . The heads will
Fit in the slots and slide in the channels to hang. You can make a similar fastening system directly into the wood in the back, if you have a router and either a keyhole bit or a dovetail bit.


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 Post subject: Re: Mounting hardware suggestions for magnetic strip
PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:19 pm 
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I put keyhole slots in my rack when I hung it so you can't see the hardware.



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 Post subject: Re: Mounting hardware suggestions for magnetic strip
PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:59 am 

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That definitely helps, I was considering keyhole slots but was concerned about their durability.
That is a beautiful piece of wood you have there. Great job and thanks! :)


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