How to add lighting to a KALLAX cube shelf - IKEA Hackers

How to add lighting to a KALLAX cube shelf

I decided to make this change because I like to customize objects. Adding the cube shelf lighting to the KALLAX took me a couple of hours.

The total cost is €67.73.

IKEA item used:
Other materials:
  • Transparent synthetic glass to size, and frame it by fixing it with the  cord cover

Cube shelf lighting steps:

Buy a KALLAX shelf (42×147 cm)

steps

Related: Light up the KALLAX


Mount a KALLAX Insert with door (33×33 cm) in the lower compartment.

Insert a TRÅDFRI Dimmer kit E27 in the second compartment.

KALLAX cube shelf lighting

Cut the transparent synthetic glass to size, and frame it by fixing it with the cord cover.

What was the hardest part of the hack?

The hardest part was cutting the synthetic glass, and you have to be precise.

My friends and my aunt loved it.

KALLAX cube shelf lighting

See complete tutorial on my blog.      

~ by Massimo DI Giovambattista