Single Hidden Pin Fixing

Fixing a stone engraved house number with a Single hidden pin

Single Hidden pin fixing a stone house number

If you have a really nice engraved stone house number and you don’t want to spoil the look with screw fixings, using a hidden pin fixing might just be the answer!

The video below takes you through the process step by step. It is really quite easy!

Choosing the right stone

This type of fixing is only suitable for stones 20 mm. or thicker, but is suitable for any stone or slate house sign. You will need to check with your stone engraver that they offer this type of fixing.


I apprenticed at the age of 15 as an ecclesiastical marble mason and have worked in the stone trade for 52 years. I have Made headstones in marble, worked on ancient monuments as a restoration stonemason, made marble and stone fireplaces and specialised for twenty years as a stone engraver. I am now retired but am active in making videos and advice articles about natural stone and engraving.
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