I made these wall brackets to mount a Lego chess board on the wall. They allow you to have something on the wall and pull it down whenever you need it! Just slide your art or whatever down through the top brackets and nestle them into the bases. You can also slide them up through the middle before settling them into the bases if you have something mounted above that prevents you from sliding them in from the top.
They can be mounted at whatever distance to accommodate lots of different sized wall art. These brackets will fit up to 20mm deep art, but you could easily remix it to fit bigger or smaller depths.
I printed these with 40% infill to increase their sturdiness.
I used a small support in the screw hole but you might not need it.
Check out my Lego chess pieces here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5348679
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