The instructions show how to do this, but it’s easy even if you don’t have instructions. There are 3 cylinders on the right side. The left one holds. 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. A great idea, but needs a lot of work. No detailed instructions. The screws to tighten to wire are tiny and easily lost, they wouldn’t tighten onto the wire on one of.

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Once you determine where you want to place your bed, decide how much curtain you want. Tighten the tiny nuts onto the wire. I had already extended the post screw to its furthest position in order to be able to adjust and pull the cable tight. Question about Furniture 2 Answers I cant find the instructions for product Does one just pull it? The cable can create a lot of tension, and will pull out simple anchors. Yeah, you have to do a little work.

You should make sure you are going into a joist, stud or moulding; if you try to just screw into drywall, I don’t think you’ll have much luck at all. The “wire” is actually a thin, braided cable, so wire cutters are necessary to keep the ends from fraying.


Yahoo Messenger 7, Questions. The next day, I took the remaining wire “rope” to work to ask the head of maintenance to trim off the edges so that I could use it for a picture display in my office.

As we mentioned above, but it’s important so we’ll say it again, you need a good anchor that expands behind the drywall. Of course, we didn’t try anything nearly that long with our situation, so we really can’t say with certainty.

Installing Cable Wire for Hanging Curtains

Sewing Setup for Teens. Frayed cable won’t want to go into the holes.

What times amount did you use in your project for the wall curtain? Remove the tape and string. Gabi – We used gauze curtains, insyructions I don’t have any direct experience with the weight limits. When you are satisfied you have the correct position, move on to the other posts and repeat the same process.

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

There’s going to be significant pull on the bases, and you don’t want your curtains sagging! Having a friend helps here, but isn’t necessary. I would like to know if you remember the size of the screws, I’m interested in the width.


I have plaster walls. The curtain-clip feature is also quite versatile in terms of making my own curtains quickly and cheaply. Once you determine the curtain run, roughly measure the perimeter to see if you will have enough cable.

Reading the product information in the link I refer to might be of slight use but I assume you know. Stretch the wire until it’ll fit into the right piece with no slack. I tightened and untightened screws, and finally, after a couple hours of all this, I just gave up. This mark will be the center of the post bracket. I used about 9ft of the wire that came with the kit and I have several feet left.

The string is going to want to swing, so take care to calm it down to perfectly still.

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T hanks in advance! Now, mount the post bracket in the correct instructionns with a screw. I was just planning on clipping them like you did, but wondered what in the world the others were for? Sorry to not be of more help.