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Hanging A Panoramic Frame

Postby Chris_h » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:47 am

I wonder if anyone could help me, I have a panoramic framed image that I need to add the fixings for and it occurred to me I wasn't 100% sure on the best method to use as I have never done any panoramic ones before.

the size is 150 cm by 45 cms, would normal D rings and cord work or is it better to use Strap Hangers? I do have a few Strap hangers I could use, having never used these before is their a rule as to how far down or up the frame to position these.

Any help would be appreciated and I do apologise in advance for me ignorance.
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Re: Hanging A Panoramic Frame

Postby David McCormack » Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:11 pm

I would think it best not to use D-rings and cord as you say. The frame is very long and thin, I would consider mirror plates, 2 along the top and 2 along the bottom and painted to match the wall colour.
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Re: Hanging A Panoramic Frame

Postby prospero » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:56 pm

Cord/wire would be OK if it was hung on two hooks, spaced nearer to the edge of the frame than usual.

Strap hangers maybe better, but ideally you need the ones with a slotted hole so you can fine-tune the level.
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Re: Hanging A Panoramic Frame

Postby Chris_h » Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:13 pm

Thanks for your help guys I really appreciate it.

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Re: Hanging A Panoramic Frame

Postby Roboframer » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:04 pm

Cord/wire would be fine - even though there may be better/alternative methods such as 'Z' bars, straps, etc.

Looking at this famous diagram, the ideal angle of 60 degrees from wall hook to 'D' ring would easily work on a frame 45cm deep.

I recommend two hooks on all but the very smallest frames anyway and on the back of the frame I also mark the points where those hooks should be placed.

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