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 #12666  by Dawfydd
 Sat Nov 30, 2013 4:23 am
Fantastic, As somebody starting out trying to put a display or two together do you have any tips for hanging or for your (looks like) custom build shelves? ^_^
I had thought of using 3m(sp) mark hooks from the celiing with fish wire to hang, but i'm not very confident thus i haven't begun. ^_^
 #12667  by MattG
 Sat Nov 30, 2013 4:51 am

The ceiling hooks I used are all installed with fairly heavy duty anchors, rated to carry weights that give at least a 4:1 safety ratio. The heavy-duty fishing line I used has a similar margin of safety. Each ship is also strung to multiple hooks, just in case. It all should last fairly well.

We've used a fully modular shelving system, with full length vertical mounting strips (eg, these), so that we can adjust any shelves if we need to reorganise or fit more levels in. Elfa is the deluxe brand of the system of shelving, but Mitre 10 and Bunnings also carry a cheaper Australasian brand called "Top Shelf".
 #12670  by Dawfydd
 Sat Nov 30, 2013 5:51 am
Thank you for all the good info ^_^ It'll certainly help almost all my surfaces are covered, only my computer desk which i have a rule of no displaying is clear. ^_^
 #16867  by Kiwi sapper
 Thu May 07, 2015 7:28 am
Great room lay out Matt, :D also gave me some ideas for a room I'm current working on in my garage.
 #25438  by MattG
 Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:03 am
Have been trying to keep an up-to-date gallery of our Star Wars collection over on our blog site. Lots of pics of the current state of this room and more over here: http://www.villavarykino.com/our-displays/