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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Then extend the mechanism on the right side as far as it’ll go. I have plaster walls. Do you know what the Pottery Barn may name their system?

Took me a while to kiea out! Newer Post Older Post Home. You can install it perpendicular to the wall or even from the ceiling. Overall it’s a great product, especially if you don’t plan on having to install it more than once! Mount the right posts on the right side of the bed and the left posts on the left side of the bed. I’m afraid I don’t have any additional expertise in uses for it.

If I go ahead and use lightweight curtains, in your experience, do you think this wire system would work for me? The curtain-clip feature is also quite versatile in terms of making my own curtains quickly and cheaply.

Some folks just mark all at once and drill. You’ll need it this way to tighten the cable. Our Ilea Sew4Home Please enter your email address.


Installing Cable Wire for Hanging Curtains | Sew4Home

However, the length of my entire display is only 28″. The first three sets of wire cutters I tried did not do the job. The instructions show how to do this, but it’s easy even if you don’t have instructions.

Thanks for the easy directions! This made mounting the wire posts a little more challenging since we could not locate rafters to screw into for a better anchor.

I’ve had a pile of this hardware for several years, given it heavy use in a variety of applications, and it still looks and functions like divnitet new.

How to: Add tension to Dignitet wire curtain – IKEA Hackers

One time I lived in an old building with plaster walls rather than drywall, and the plaster stuck to the wall-mounts like crazy when I took it down. I’m confused about how much fabric to use? I am using this method as a room divider and havent been able to really figure out how to do it. Of course, we didn’t try anything nearly that long with our situation, so we really can’t say with certainty.

Yeah, you have to do a little work. I had to bring in the big guns for this project as my own ‘power tool’ experience leans more towards sewing machines than drills.

Victoria T – there is a special part you seat the cable ikeea and they provide a special allen wrench to tighten the wire to create the tension. I guess it would probably work pretty well for its intended purpose, too. If you need to turn the post on its threads a bit to line up, that’s okay.


Installing Cable Wire for Hanging Curtains

It’s easy to get carried away and exert too much force on them. So, we may not be the most valuable resource for whether or not it will eventually droop for you. While tightening, keep an eye on the other posts. Oh, and to the people complaining about having to buy screws separately: As we mentioned above, but it’s important so we’ll say it again, you need a good anchor that expands behind the ikex.

Thread the cable through the holes in the corner posts.

I used about 9ft of the wire that came with the kit and I have several feet left. I then put tension on the cable, and trimmed it so it would seat into the holder all the way. Our bed was king-sized and set into a corner diagonally.

I have been looking for a way to display pics of my grandkids because the refrigerator is already maxxed out with magnets and photos. Remove the tape and string. This is the best idea so far You might try looking on the packaging instrictions on the IKEA site for that information.

Skip to main content. Since I am not using this wire set for draperies, but rather for photos, I give the set 4 stars; I am subtracting a star for the hours it took me to cut the rope correctly.