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CD wall

A new way of presenting your impressive CD collection
Author: Maria J. Felipe Castaño, Salamanca, Spain
Online since: 13/12/2010, Number of visits: 385924

DIY CD wall

I found a way to arrange my CDs in a unique and neat style: on my CD wall! The available wall space measured 2 m in width and 2,4 m in height. I screwed two 1000 x 2000 x 0,6 mm galvanised iron sheets on the wall.
I prepared the CDs as follows: I opened them, removed the black cover and placed a S-10-04-N disc magnet in the indentation. Then I replaced the cover again so that the magnet was located under the indentation. It is important that the poles face in the right direction: I always had to check if the disc magnet was attracted to the large boss magnet.
As soon as I fitted all the CDs with the correctly aligned magnets, I could arrange them on the iron sheets to my liking and create a very unique wall decoration.
But how do I get the CDs off the wall again? Since the CDs are arranged flush next to each other, you don't have room to grasp them with your fingers. The elegant solution: I bring the boss magnet towards the center of the CD and pull it towards me.
This way I can effortlessly "pick" a CD from the wall.
Despite the strong attractive force of the magnets no CD cover broke yet!

Note from the supermagnete team:
If you worry about your CDs: CDs are burnt with a laser and are not influenced by (electro)magnetic fields. To protect your CD covers, however, we recommend using the "Magnetic pins 'The Boss'" with 7 kg adhesive force.


CD wall in the sitting room with one CD-Wall module Square 4x4 for 16 CDs
CD wall in the sitting room with one CD-Wall module Square 4x4 for 16 CDs

Professional CD wall

Addition by customer R.G., cd-wall.de, Germany:
Are you one of the many people who love music but are not too keen on the MP3 format? Do you enjoy good design and like to flick through a CD booklet while listening to music? What a shame then, that you are hiding your most beautiful CD covers in ordinary CD shelves.
The patented CD-Wall storage solution by the company CD-Wall solves this problem and uniquely combines CD storage functionality and design. Display your taste in music and hang your most beautiful pieces on the wall – with a CD-Wall shelf system.
The patented secret of the CD-Wall storage system: The high-quality stainless steel plate is attached to flat surfaces with the included screws. A strong disc magnet type S-10-03-N, invisible from the outside, is inserted into each CD case.
The advantages for you:
  • No new cases are needed
  • Your CDs and CD covers remain intact
  • No tools are required to insert the magnets
Unique design: Our premium materials and your beautiful CD covers create a unique design and almost endless ways of arranging them.
Interchangeable: Your chosen CDs (and thus the design) can be changed in seconds thanks to the flexible magnet technology – and you control the design!
Magical, because it’s invisible: Your prized CDs hang on the wall as if by magic and without any visible means of attachment. This is only possible with the patented CD-Wall technology because the magnets are inserted directly into the CD cases.
Functional design: Magnet technology guarantees a secure hold for your CDs; premium materials guarantee great design.
Modular: All CD-Wall modules can be combined in any way you want. Almost all shapes and sizes are possible, allowing your CD wall to grow with your CD collection. We deliver the CD-Wall system in the versions SLIM, SQUARE or SNAKE.
When you order from the online shop of CD-Wall, we deliver complete solutions that are easy to assemble:
  • One stainless steel base plate (version SLIM, SQUARE or SNAKE)
  • Mounting accessories for the stainless steel plate
  • Strong magnets for your CDs
  • Instructions for easy assembly
The CD-Wall system can be used on almost any surface in living rooms, offices, bars or discos with little installation effort. Here are a few more examples:
A CD wall in the dining room, CD-Wall module 5x5 for 25 CDs
A CD wall in the dining room, CD-Wall module 5x5 for 25 CDs
CD wall in the bedroom created by combining CD-Wall Slim modules
CD wall in the bedroom created by combining CD-Wall Slim modules
CD wall in the office with a CD-Wall module Square 3x3
CD wall in the office with a CD-Wall module Square 3x3
CD wall in the sitting room created by combining CD-Wall Slim modules
CD wall in the sitting room created by combining CD-Wall Slim modules