/ Mounting a fingerboard with minimal damage.
The beam is about the depth of a beastmaker, so not huge, and it is perfectly flat and painted white.
What would be the best way to mount a board so that at the end it is easy to return to it's normal state?
these work really well :]
If you mount your fingerboard on a sheet of mdf several inches larger than it on all dimentions. Then place a similar sized piece of mdf on the other side of the beam and place a couple of heavy duty clamps and there should be no marking to the beam at all.
That's a Krazy with a capital K way of doing it! You'd be relying on maybe 2 clamps to hold your full body weight plus pull up forces etc. It would be a proper nasty slam if all that came off while doing front levers!
Just screw it to the beam and when you're done remove, fill, sand and touch up paintwork.
And clamping wouldn't work in this case, the beam is only visible on one side, the other backs into the roof.
I'll probably just screw it in then cheers, should be easy enough!
Tops of beams and joists generally have things resting on them..
Have a look at this:
This is a great alternative if you live in a rented house and aren't sure about drilling into the walls or beams.
It snaps in and out of place in no time and is extremely stable.
Just drill! The beam is painted already, yeah? So all you have to fill in are 6-8 tiny holes and paint over them.
You really don't want to risk a shanty clamping effort coming off, especially if you do core exercises on the board. The consequences of it ripping are too horrible to imagine.
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