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Published Friday 26 June 2009
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After moving my monitors around on the office desk to make way for some new kit, I found that the best place would be if one of the screens was fitted flush against one of the brick walls in the office.

I made this VESA compatible monitor mount from a single piece of aluminum plate after seeing the commercial ones have a much larger standoff than I needed.

Materials Used: 1 x 120 x 120 x 6mm aluminum plate
2 x 4" screws (countersunk)
2 x brown wall plugs

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The plate was cut to be 120mm square and then four holes drilled at 100mm centers.

In the middle of the plate I milled two keyways to allow the plate to be fixed to the wall on two screws.

The photo above shows the plate when hanging on the wall on the two long screws.

Testing the mounting plate on the back of my 20 inch Lacie monitor

The monitor hanging on the wall with a 6mm gap between the wall and the back of the monitor.

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