How to attach picture wire. Next stretch the picture wire across to the other d ring but dont knot it yet. The hardware will require either a screw or nail to attach. Refer to the last part of the this article to install the hanger yourself. How to wrap picture wire around the hangers youve installed on your picture frame.
Repeat this step to attach the second hook on the opposite side rail. Need expert advice call fix a frame on 61 7. Select the picture frame wire gauge based on the size and weight of your frame. Learn this and more in this free online photography video about framing taught by expert minnie bell.
Pull slightly taut but do not secure. Measure the side rail and place the hook one third of the distance from the top corner. You should check the wire on the back of your picture frames regularly to ensure they dont break unexpectedly causing the picture to fall off the wall. Thicker wire is needed to support heavy or large frames while thinner wire is best for small or very light frames.
Pull the wire up through the loop and that is the finished knot. 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. Nothing makes a house a home like artwork hangable curios and family portraits on the walls. Loop the picture wire 10cm more than the frame width through the d ring and secure it with a slip knot.
Well teach you about hanging pictures with wire but if your artwork didnt come with the wire already attached to your picture frame. 3 attach a hanging wire to a heavy wall mirror 4 use a picture hanging kit a sloppily hung picture wont remain level and can even fall off the wall causing damage to itself or other items in the. 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.