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2005 National Hardware Show New Tool News Favorite:
Monkey Wrench

The Monkey Hook® is a lightweight, super-strong spring steel product that enables anyone to hang a picture, mirror, or wall accessory of up to 50 lbs. securely and in just seconds, with no tools needed!!

It is uniquely engineered to make hanging pictures, mirrors, or ‘anything hangable’ a simple, easy process anyone can do. Just find the spot where you want to hang the picture and you’re seconds away from being finished. The self-boring tip enables you to penetrate the drywall, using simple hand pressure and a back and forth twisting motion. Then, the shaft simply slides through and with a final push the self-locking feature locks the Monkey Hook® securely in place, with only the hook exposed and ready for your ready-to-hang picture. Its low profile feature results in a hook that is only nominally visible and makes only a tiny hole.

Because of the unique weight transfer feature, which distributes the weight of the object from the hole to a much broader area of the wall for additional strength and security, one universal size can be used to handle small objects to heavier frames, such as mirrors.

The weight bearing ability of this product is up to 50 lbs per hook, designed for use on all residential or commercial-grade drywall. To hang something extremely large or heavy like a 100 lb. mirror would simply require 2 hooks. The tropicalized gold-finish is rich looking and is guaranteed against corrosion. Finally, the unique ‘tilt-back’ hook directs the tip of the hook away from the frame or backing material on custom-framed pictures, artwork, etc. for added protection.

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