Description: While the Dignitet curtain wire looks nice, it is not the most functional since it tends to sag (even when tensioned properly taut, it will. Buy IKEA – DIGNITET Curtain Wire, Stainless Steel: Window Hardware Sets no help at all, all you need is common sense, patience and follow the instructions. The items shown here are a Dignitet system from Ikea. .. else mentioned that, and it’s not that obvious from the instructions, but when you go to.

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Keep in mind that rafters are 16″ to 24″ apart; if you can locate one, you can measure against the ceiling to find the others you need. Having a friend helps here, but isn’t necessary. Seriouslythey sometimes don’t come with instructions. Like type, size, etc?

I guess it would probably work pretty well for its intended purpose, too. I hate drilling through masonry walls in a rented house, and so this alternative works fine for me. Threading and tightening the cable Insert and fasten one cable end into the anchor post. I would like to know if you remember the size of the screws, I’m interested in the width. This is NOT a one person project; you definitely will need a helper – and it would be best if your helper was 6’7″ or taller.

Cotton Gauze Bed Curtains. ddignitet

After all, I told myself, this is only for a dignitt display. If you decide to have curtains only on either side of the bed, you can delete the two corner posts, and just buy two curtain wire kits.


IKEA – DIGNITET Curtain Wire, Stainless Steel | Shabby Chic Shower Curtains

Looking at digniret this system but I, too, need more cable wire. Then extend the mechanism on the right side as far as it’ll go. As a double check for accurate placement, measure diagonally between each corner string: So, I asked my husband Bob who is always a good sport and really tall to bring his years of experience as a builder to the table to show you how to install this very cool cable wire system. Thanks for posting this! The 17mm spacing they indicate you should use is good, especially if you’re doing a long room and the wire tends to sag more during installation.

Mount the right posts on the right side of the bed and the left posts on the left side of the bed.

How to: Add tension to Dignitet wire curtain

Now, mount the post bracket in the correct position with a screw. Your pictures and step by step instructions just made my life easier!

Once we laid out and positioned our posts, we replaced the expansion fasteners with a nylon fastener that expands behind the drywall for a more secure anchor, like the ones shown below. The bed in our sample is a king headboard, which is apx.

Skip to main content. Hi Lacie — that sounds like a very interesting project! Now, double check the measurement.


Installing Cable Wire for Hanging Curtains

Fasteners shown above used for layout. I tightened and untightened screws, and finally, after a couple hours of all this, I just gave up. But the most important thing isn’t really the tensile strength of the cable — it is really very good — it’s what you are screwing the anchors into. I had to bring in the big guns for this project as my own ‘power tool’ experience leans more towards sewing machines than drills.

The right piece isn’t moving. Khushboo – I’m sorry, this is a very old article and we don’t remember those details, but if it was a “local hardware store” – most likely it was Home Depot, Ace or Harbor Freight.

Looks like the perfect solution for diynitet my not so pretty aluminum patio awning.

Don’t be afraid of the installation processit’s a snap. If you want to be really cheap, twist two screw eye hooks into the wall studs I hope they’re directly opposite one another and get some wire.

The string is going to want to swing, so take care to calm it down to perfectly still. There are 3 cylinders on the right side. Unscrew the adjustable cable post to its full extended position. Posted by Carter Dale on Sunday, July 6, Trish Koby – The links for these are also at the very top of the article.