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Picture of Hang a Picture for Less Than $1
If you're strapped for cash like me, you take every option of doing things yourself to save a bit of money. Here's a way to hang your pictures for a bit of pocket change and a couple minutes.

Step 1: Tools and Materials

Picture of Tools and Materials
Tools:
Small drill bit (I used 3/32")
Drill
Pliers with tin snip section (or a different method of cutting)
Ruler/Tape measure
Marker
Sandpaper (optional)

Materials:
Thin strip of metal (I used 1/16" X 1/2" X 3' Aluminum @ $2.68. This makes three sets.)
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jluttrell13 years ago
Pliers with tin snip section are actually called Lineman Pliers. The center cutting section is for cutting wire. Ideally, you'd want Tinsnips
scoochmaroo3 years ago
Great solution!