How to Hang a Plate Without a Built-in Hanging Mechanism

It's easier than you think! And no drilling required!

How to Hang a Plate

Handmade plates make great wall art. But there have been more times than I care to admit that I forgot to create a hanging mechanism on plates I have made until it was too late. And not all potters automatically add this feature to their plates, so there have been times when I wanted to hang a plate, but couldn’t. Or at least I thought I couldn’t.

In today’s post, an excerpt from his new video A Professional’s Guide to Hanging Ceramic Art, Adam Chau demonstrates how to use a great tool that you can find online to hang plates that don’t have a hanging mechanism. –Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.

This clip was excerpted from A Professional’s Guide to Hanging Ceramic Art, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Network Shop!

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  • Be aware that if you live somewhere with high humidity (eg. the tropics or semi tropics – I’m in Brisbane Australia) that the humidity will cause these to come unstuck. I learnt this by losing two plates.

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