Light cove in the kitchen made of black MDF, by Matthijs

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Matthijs made a sleek cove from black MDF. He installed lighting in this cove, giving his modern kitchen an attractive appearance. In addition, it is of course also very practical to have more light in your kitchen. A smart solution from Matthijs! Because his kitchen has a dark color and the MDF has moisture-resistant properties, this was the perfect material for the job. The MDF is easy to assemble and finish, so Matthijs drilled the spot holes himself. The dark appearance fits perfectly with his kitchen, a nice job Matthijs! 

Description by Matthijs

The kitchen was installed a year ago, but the cove still needed to be installed. With pipes and drains that had to be hidden and spotlights that had to be built in, the soffit is now ready.

How I made this project

After a lot of drawing and thinking, the calculations started. The cove is divided into 3 boxes, two on the left to conceal pipes and drains and 1 to lower the ceiling so that it looks as if the kitchen is built-in. Then ordered the panels and assembled the two small boxes. Slats mounted on the walls and then fitted. Installed another socket. Then made the frame for the third box. Spotlights were installed and this box was ready. Finished with finishing skirting boards.

Dimensions of my DIY project

The width of the cove is 320.0 cm and the total height is 155.0 cm

The cove parts separately have an outer dimension of

25.0 x 25.0 x 70.0 cm,

10.0 x 25.0 x 85.0 cm

320.0 x 32.0 x 55.0 cm

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How next?

Want to make this DIY project? Check out Matthijs's saw list and complete your order easily.

175,90 €

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