need fastener for stone fireplace

Old 11-02-00, 06:43 AM
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I want to hang a picture on the fireplace (it is not a usable one), but don't know how to attach it to the stone. It is very uneven and is also painted. Any help would be appreciated...
Old 11-02-00, 07:12 PM
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The method depends on the weight and size of the frame. Small or light weight: scape the paint then embed a stick on type of picture hanger in mirror mastic. Both items (hanger and mirror mastic) are available at most hardware stores. (Allow the mastic to cure). Heavy or large: drill the stone or mortar with a carbide masonry bit, then insert a plastic anchor and screw. Again: these are hardware store items.

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