Turn Cold-Cathode Tubes Into Cheap Under-Cabinet Lighting

In a quest for cheap under-cabinet lighting, the owner of the kitchen pictured above turned to cold-cathode tubes intended for the inside of a PC case.

The result of his experimenting is a kitchen well light by under-cabinet lights. The entire affair is powered by an old laptop power supply brick and toggled with a small power switch which all tuck neatly out of sight for a clutter-free lighting arrangement.

For other lighting ideas you can check out how to set up cheap ambient lighting using rope lights and LED puck-lighting—visible in past featured workspaces like The Lightsaber and LEDs Workspace and The Monolithic Office. Have a lighting trick of your own? Let's hear about it in the comments.



    erm... is there a link missing here or am I just blind?

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    I'm assuming this is it.


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