Published on February 15th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


IKEA Cabinet Door to Light Box

Materials: Ikea Door, Ikea Plinths, Kreg Jig

1. Cut Plinths to desired size of door.
2. Build box using Kreg jig and pocket holes.
3. Attach box to back side of Door.

4. Build frame that will attach to ceiling joists.
5. Attach light fixtures to box and connect your electric.
6. Nail your box to the frame.
7. Finish attaching lighting and enjoy.

This hack allows you to have a light box that matches your IKEA cabinets.

~ Zach Sienkiewicz, Schaumburg, IL

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

4 Responses to IKEA Cabinet Door to Light Box

  1. Office chairs says:

    Yay. That’s a genius idea.
    It looked original. I love how it turned out!

  2. Sarah Park says:

    Very stylish one. Adds beauty to your place without having to spend too much.

  3. Super sista says:

    This is awesome. Great idea

  4. Jacob says:

    Thank you for sharing with us and i hope in future you also update us.

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