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Mounting Stud Wood on Interior Painted Wall


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02-08-18, 06:00 AM   #1 (permalink)  
Mounting Stud Wood on Interior Painted Wall

Creating a corner mounting system with 2x6s and 2x4s there will essentially be 2x6 rails that my frame will sit on and get fastened to. This is due to odd stud placement in my office and the mount spacing required for my corner desk. I don't want to damage the paint, 1x primer, 2x Valspar Signature paint. Any suggestions on a barrier to put in between the wood and wall to keep the paint from adhering to the wood? This is just in case I want to take it down after some time. Thanks!

 
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02-08-18, 06:14 AM   #2 (permalink)  
If you remove it the walls going to be damaged anyway from the screw holes and need to be repaired.

 
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02-08-18, 07:28 AM   #3 (permalink)  
Screw holes are easy to do with spackle and some paint. I'm 2x talking about 26" runs of the 2x6s that worry me. I know from removing TV mounts direct mounted to walls can peel up some paint and I am assuming the wood will as well. I've done cardboard in between for tv mounts, but I am unsure if there is a more orthodox method or a product meant for this. Perhaps a layer of foam? Idk.

 
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02-08-18, 07:37 AM   #4 (permalink)  
Framing members must be attached to other framing members rather than attached to finished wall.

 
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02-08-18, 09:45 AM   #5 (permalink)  
Put a washer or two behind the cleat wherever you screw into a stud, thus holding the cleat away from the paint. Maybe parchment paper between the cleat and the paint will work. I don't know.

 
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02-08-18, 10:28 AM   #6 (permalink)  
I didn't even think about Wax or Parchment Paper! Thanks for the recommendation. Even if it sticks to the paint, it should be easy enough to sand off without much effort.

Wirepuller38, I understand framing should be together, however this is something that I must put up after the drywall and paint is already done. I will be using lag bolts through the wood, drywall, and then wood again. The mounts will not work for the 3x 23" monitors in a row with the 50" TV above. (This is my work at home setup for watching call center queues while having my work-space). I have odd spacing in this room because it is actually a 300sqft building that I converted into an office.

 
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