How to attach picture wire. Select the picture frame wire gauge based on the size and weight of your frame. Wire will be attached to the hooks. Thicker wire is needed to support heavy or large frames while thinner wire is best for small or very light frames. Once through the d ring pull this end underneath the wire that will go across the picture then put it through the d ring again from above.
Measure the side rail and place the hook one third of the distance from the top corner. Next stretch the picture wire across to the other d ring but dont knot it yet. Learn this and more in this free online photography video about framing taught by expert minnie bell. The hardware will require either a screw or nail to attach.
Nothing makes a house a home like artwork hangable curios and family portraits on the walls. While some pictures and artwork are light enough that you can use the hook on the back of the frame and a small picture hanger in the wall other larger pieces require picture frame wire attached to the back of the frame. Gallery director sarah shows how to wire a picture so that it is neat and professional. Repeat this step to attach the second hook on the opposite side rail.
Pull slightly taut but do not secure. How to wrap picture wire around the hangers youve installed on your picture frame. Well teach you about hanging pictures with wire but if your artwork didnt come with the wire already attached to your picture frame. Refer to the last part of the this article to install the hanger yourself.
Attach hanger hooks to the side rails of the picture frame. Need expert advice call fix a frame on 61 7. Mark this point and then attach a d ring with a screw on each side of the frame.