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Hang Poster with Magnets

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In the dorms our walls are push-pin friendly. I wanted a way to hang some posters of my drawings but did not want to use push-pins because they create holes. Luckily I love magnets. This solution should allow you to easily take down your poster and post it up some time else without creating and widening holes in your poster.

And just to advertise myself, if you wanted to see the Ringo Starr drawing, here's a link to my drawings on flickr.
 
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Step 1: Requirements

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A. 8 1/2"x1/2"x1/32 " magnets per poster ( a bit expensive)
or 4 of the previous magnets and 4 3/16"x 3/16"x1/32" for smaller posters
B. Gorilla Super Glue
C. 4 Needlecraft Thumb Tacks  they need to be flat to glue the magnets.
D. Poster 

Step 3: Glue Magnet on Poster

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Depending on the wight of your poster, use either the larger or smaller magnet squares listed in the Requirements section. My posters were light enough that I used the smaller magnets. I positioned them so that they would be in the inner most quadrant of a larger magnet placed over it in the corner of the poster. This is so the larger pin/magnet could be placed further in and not seen when hung. They should be glued so the pin/magnet made in the previous step will attract with pin facing away form the poster. 
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Mugai2 years ago
Greetings, Clever idea. Good use of your circumstances. Well done.
Just an idea for those of us who like the push-pin look. Pull the pin out a push pin, glue the other magnet to the pin, and voila! Magnetic push pin. I like the poster hanging application, by the way. Well done.
cdslug (author)  Father Christmas2 years ago
ah yes, I suppose that would also be complete nondestructive to the poster instead of just mildly. I may try that.
Oscelot cdslug2 years ago
they actually have those on thinkgeek. http://www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/supplies/9463/
I thought I had saw the idea somewhere before! Now I know where. thanks.
np ^_^
Ouisel2 years ago
I wish I knew this when our son had posters all over his bedroom walls. It's awesome! Thanks. I'll have to remember this when his son gets to that age.
FoxieGin2 years ago
wow awesome idea! Will use in the future for my dorm :D
BtheBike2 years ago
i'd think for just paper photos ,one could use the rubber fridge magnets . those neodymium mags are Way strong ,you have the slide the pics off and on the wall or it can pull the tack out of the wall. They might be strong enough to hold medium size framed photos with larger headed little nails.
LucDaRocka12 years ago
its ringo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What a good drawing and idea. You are so inventive.
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