Some Assembly Required: Wiring the Storage Area

| 1/23/2011 10:21:15 PM

Tags: Electrical wiring, Governor's Ball, Sledding with grandson, Nebraska Dave,

A photo of Nebraska DaveThrough out the years of putting together late night Christmas items and flat box furniture, I have become quite familiar with the term "Some Assembly Required." So it is that all home projects are ladened with assembly required. My storage area project was not exempt.

With out farther ado lets get started wiring a storage area shall we? The first item was the mounting of the wall switch box and wiring the single pole single throw switch. This is about as easy as it gets for wiring a switch. Yes that is an aluminum can crusher mounted on the wall. It hasn't been used in about a decade since I've quit drinking pop/soda/soda pop (depending on what part of the country your in).

Dave working on light switch  

With all the wire run from one box to another the actual connecting wires together begins. This next box is the busiest box in the wiring project. It's where all the wires come together and one light is mounted.

New Light Mounting Box 

A little time has to be taken to figure out just what needs to be connected to what. After some time the task is completed.

Allan Douglas
3/4/2011 12:04:13 PM

OOOhhhh... spiffy duds, dude! And congratulations for bringing illumination to your food storage area. I've been wishing I had a food storage area... and about building one... but that would mean digging a basement under our house where we have only a crawl space. That's a LOT of work!

Nebraska Dave
1/27/2011 11:34:20 PM

@Lori, thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. The electrical was just the first phase of the project. I'm now into the insulation of the ceiling and inside walls. I'll get to building a wall and installing a door hopefully by spring. Yeah, I still can't believe it's me in the photo. I hope that all is well with you and your household. Have a great day.

1/27/2011 4:42:41 PM

Dave, You're lookin quite fetchin in that there fancy get up!! My hubby is a maintenance man at a nearby cabinet factory. He can do electrical, pneumatic, plumbing, work on motors, and many other things. It comes in really handy when we have a home project! You are quite the do-it-yourself-er too!!! Congratulations on a finished project!

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