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I would like to hang a wreath outside on my stone chimney. Can anyone tell me what nail or screw would go through stone? I was sold some masonry nails, but they just bounced right off (and onto my now sore thumb).
Thanks for your help!
Joynchocolate from Lancaster, PA
I saw a brick wreath hanger in a Miles Kimball catalog, it was a small metal device that clamped onto the brick so you wouldn't need to drill a hole into your brick. Try a google search for Miles Kimball and request a free catalog.
Lowe's has concrete screws. They're called Tapcon and they're blue. My husband used them on his garage (to screw through the concrete blocks) and he says they work.
My husband has done a lot of stone sculpture work and always uses a masonry bit to drill holes in brick, stone, concrete, etc.
I got that metal hanger made for bricks. It clamps
on and is secure. I got mine at Ace Hardware store.
Good luck once you find them they are great and