Questions tagged [foreign-object]

A non-wooden object, such as a nail or a staple, embedded in lumber

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Is there anything out there that I can attach to the wall with no-damage tape and then drill the mounting screws into that wood instead of the wall?

I'm trying to mount a baby gate but the ends require you to drill the mounts on each end directly into the wall. I was wondering if there was a way to attach a block or something to the wall with no ...
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Are the staples used to tag wood at the DIY store saw safe?

The current trend at my local DIY stores is to staple a tag to the butt of the wood for pricing. I usually pull these out by sliding the tip of a screw driver between the wood and the staple and ...
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