Introduction: Wall Led Lamp

This lamp is constitued by two aluminium C shaped channels with a led strip lamp inside.
I hanged it on the wall, using two hooks that were fixed by former inhabitants.

Step 1: Piercing the Aluminium Channel

I drilled two holes to hang the lamp on the hooks.

Step 2: Cutting C Shaped Spacers

I was planning to glue the two channels back to back but my led strip wasn't flexible enough.

I decided to cut some pieces of the channels as spacers. Their length is equal to the width of the channel (more or less, I'm not very precise with a saw).

Step 3: Glueing the Channels

I used epoxi glue to fix the parts together. It was my first test of this kind of glue and I wouldn't choose that option again. It's not as strong I believed. Small screw and nuts Would be better I guess.

Step 4: Glueing (or Not) the Led Strip

Same disapointment with the glue and the led strip. It didn't worked very well.

I drill holes on the back side of the lamp and sticked wooden picks to hold the strip in place as a backup solution.

Step 5: Mehr Licht

Here's the result. The cable is hidden behind the curtain.

The room was lacking light on this side and I wanted indirect lighting.

This project could be simpler without the use of epoxi glue.

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Luk--- made it! (author)2017-07-03

Thank you everyone for your comments and advices.

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Da_Sub made it! (author)2017-07-03

As a tip I usually use a clear UV Stabilised Resin from Barnes to bed my led strips into the c-channel. It provides the required hold strength to keep the LED strip fixed, doesn't cloud over time and is waterproof all in one.

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M3G made it! (author)2017-07-03

Very cool!

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j450nn014n made it! (author)2017-07-03

This is a great idea. I'm going to try it today. I have been trying to think of a way of getting a nice indirect LED light together. What I'd not thought of was using a c-shaped channel. I've got some unistrut in my lab that will work great. Thanks.

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