Introduction: Free Tv Wall Mount
Here is a quick and free way to wall mount a tv.
Free if you already have the wood and bolts laying around*
Length of pine board at least 19mm thick.
Bolts to fit tv wall mount holes.
Dyna bolts (if mounting to a brick wall)
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Step 1: Cut Wood Into Strips (skip This Step If Mounting to Drywall)
Cut the pine board into 2 strips.
Step 2: Pre-drill Wall Board for Dyna Bolts.(skip This Step If Mounting to Drywall)
Drill a hole at each end of this board to mount to the bricks.
Drilling a recess big enough to fit a socket in, around the bolts head and deep enough for the bolts head to be bellow the surface.
followed by a through hole for the dyna bolts thread.
Step 3: Drill Into Brick Work and Hammer in Dyna Bolt (skip This Step If Mounting Onto Drywall)
Drill a hole into the mortar and install Dyna bolts with a hammer.
Step 4: Install Board With Dyna Bolt Bolts. (skip This Step If Mounting Onto Drywall)
Add board onto the wall and bolt down.
Step 5: Cut French Cleat (start Here If Mounting to Drywall)
Set your saw to 45 degress and rip the strip in half.
*this can be accomplished with a table saw or circular saw even a hand saw.
Step 6: Drill Mounting Holes in Wall French Cleat Half.
I drilled holes along the board as I was mounting it to the board I put up on the wall, but if you are mounting to drywall you will need to line up your holes with the studs behind the drywall.
Step 7: Mount French Cleat to Wall
Attach french cleat to the wall using a level to assure the cleat is level.
If mounting to drywall assure holes line up with studs.
Step 8: Drill Holes in Tv French Cleat
Using masking tape to mark out the holes drill holes into the french cleat for the tv again drilling a recess for the bolt head to be under the surface.
Step 9: Bolt French Cleat to Tv
Bolt the french cleat to the tv assuring the bolts are tight.