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Old 12-02-2010, 08:28 AM   #1
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Bathroom light placement problem

I am in the process of replacing my old bathroom vanity bar light with one that has a single, smaller point of contact with the wall. The issue I have is that the place where the new light should go to be centered on the sink is right where a stud is. There isn't a mounting box, so I need to add one somewhere, but if I put it next to the stud, the light doesn't line up with the sink. What's the best way to proceed?


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Old 12-02-2010, 09:08 AM   #2
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Bathroom light placement problem

- shallow box on top of stud or, even, on top of wall surface, depending on fixture's ability to conceal
- reframe wall(?!)
- remove some material from stud (load bearing or other structural concerns?)


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Old 12-02-2010, 09:09 AM   #3
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Bathroom light placement problem

Mount a pancake box on the stud
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What we've got here is... failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way he wants it... well, he gets it.
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