Hang a Mirror with Hinges

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Old 06-19-17, 06:57 PM
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Hang a Mirror with Hinges

I have an Ikea STAVE
Mirror, white stained oak effect white stained oak, 27 1/2x63 ", 23 lbs. I would like to install it on the wall with invisible hinges. What brand/type of hinge is recommended?
 
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Old 06-20-17, 04:16 AM
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I googled your mirror and found many different types. Would need to know weather wood or medal frame. Post picture of mirror and we can help.
http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html
 
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Old 06-20-17, 04:32 AM
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I've hung a couple of pretty heavy wood-framed mirrors using these:

Hangman 42 in. Heavy Duty Mirror and Picture Hanger-HM-42D - The Home Depot

 
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Old 06-20-17, 09:17 AM
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I agree with Pugs, a picture is needed if you want help. I assume the mirror is wood framed and the 27.5" is the width.
If you are trying to cover a pocket in the wall, we need to know what you want to attach the hinge to.
Some options would be the side of a stud, or building a simple face frame and attaching the hinges to the edge of the frame. Can't really help without pics.
 
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This an Ikea Stave mirror with wooden frame. 27.5 " wide and 63 " long; 23 pounds. I would like to install it on the wall like a door and use the back of the mirror to hang jewelry as pictured. I would like to use invisible hinges so when the mirror/door is closed the hinges are not showing. I would prefer to use surface mount hinges so I don't have to do mortise.
I was planning to attach it to a wall stud. Any suggestions as to type/ brand/ size/ # of hinges to use? Thank you.
 

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Old 06-22-17, 08:42 AM
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A continuous piano hinge will give it a clean look.
 
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Old 06-22-17, 09:59 AM
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Good idea. I will consider that suggestion. Thank you.
 
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