I'm new in United States and have never lived in a house made of wood before. It took me a while before I knew there something called a 'stud finder'. Now I'm about to mount a projector on the ceiling and the instructions for the mount requires pair of M10 bolt which it shipped without.
I found a stud on the ceiling and the other one about 14-16 inches away. I'm assuming there's a wooden strip running between them, which will take the bolts.
The mount's ceiling plate is held by two M10 bolts which are about 6-8 inches apart.
My concern is, what is an appropriate type of M10 bolt that I can use? What if it splits the wooden strip?
I know this question qualifies for 'hall of shame' but I would plead my foreigner status. We have concrete ceilings back home =\ If anyone cares, the ceiling mount is Mustang Low Profile Projector Mount (MV-PROJSP-FLAT-B) purchased from Amazon.