Published on April 11th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker


the well lit living room

mike does a little light makeover – replacing an old track light in his living room with 5 regolit pendant lamps.

he says, “we started with 5 of the regolit lamps and build a framework out of mdf to hide a powerbar and all the cords. the mdf panel is mounted to the ceiling through 4 2x4s put together as a frame, offsetting the mdf 3″ from the ceiling.

putting up the centre lamp

the mdf with shims

there are some shims attached to the mdf that helped us align the mdf against the 2x4s. took 3 people to hold up the mdf and screw it into the 2×4 frame.

more pictures and instructions on mike’s living room lights.

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2 Responses to the well lit living room

  1. st2dione says:

    Nicely executed – Why don’t homes have ceiling fixtures anymore?

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