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Re: hanging art--would this work???

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Mbhirst_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Sun Apr 01 2001 - 10:47:03 PDT


In a message dated 04/01/2001 10:04:42 AM Central Daylight Time,
artrageous@bigfoot.com writes:

>
> What do you think of this? Cut out a bunch of 1x 2" pieces of
> tagboard/posterboard, punch a hole about 1/4" from the top, center and hot
> glue onto the back of the mat, so that the top edge of the posterboard is
> even with the top edge of the mat....
>
> I guess a lot of it is dependent on the hotglue sticking to the posterboard
> and the mat, but it seems that this might be the most cost-effective and
> simple solution. I'm going to try this on a few pieces and will let you
> know how it goes. Has anyone else tried this before?
>
> Yes- I've done something like that. Except I put 2 hangers like that, 1/3
> of the way down, one on each side, on the back ,then thread a wire ( I use
> telephone wire) across them like a regular picture frame. This keeps things
> hanging straighter.

Marcia in IL

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