Garmaine Staff asked 2 years ago

I have a mirror similar to this:

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I'd like to hang it like this:

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…where the angle can be easily adjusted whenever I'd like.

I'd like to figure out how to simply, cheaply, and securely (living in CA – earthquakes may strike again) achieve this. I was considering using french cleats like this on the bottom edge of the mirror:

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… and then some D-rings up top to control the angle. But I don't know if the "lean" of the cleat will damage the wall at the bottom if I do this.

Another alternative is to just build a thin shelf with a small lip, but I'm trying to go as minimal / unobtrusive as possible here. I'd prefer not to see any hardware.