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Linear Chandelier with four IKEA lamps

This is my IKEA hack of a linear chandelier, which we placed over our dining table. It’s minimal, modern and works great.

Linear Chandelier IKEA hack

Materials:

How I made a linear chandelier:

I started by reversing the lamp holder position of 6 TERTIAL lamps so that they could rotate down when the chandelier was in the ceiling.

To do that I had to remove the lamp holders, turn them around and reconnect them. The plugs were cut off.

I used a 5 cm square aluminum tube 140 cm long and made two eyelets for ceiling hanging.

Linear Chandelier IKEA hack

The holes for the lamps are 40 cm apart (10 cm from edges); the lamps were secured in position with 1,5 mm thick wire rings attached to their spokes.

The cables were connected and the chandelier was ready!

~ by Ricardo Gonçalves, Porto, Portugal


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