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Old 08-10-2014, 04:22 PM   #1
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DIY LED lights and Canopy

I spent a few weeks building a custom LED light fixture and a new canopy for my legacy 90-gallon tank. This is the driver box I made to make the lights work.
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Old 08-10-2014, 04:25 PM   #2
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This is the initial layout. I made 2 of these.
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I made the canopy with some help of a friend that is a professional finish carpenter.
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The cabinetry being built. All joints have been glued, nailed and screwed together.
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Old 08-10-2014, 04:34 PM   #5
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The wood surfaced primed and prepped for painting.
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Painting in progress
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Installing the lights
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Finishing the wiring. It worked first try!
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Canopy installed and lights programmed.
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Posted the lights with cloud and lightning effects.

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