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Old 12-11-2019, 01:52 PM   #1
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Brainstorming/Is it feasible?


Hello,

I am just brainstorming at the moment and wanted to see if what I am looking to do is feasible and not crazy (WTF moment).

Background we have this divider wall that I just added a floating wall bar to. I had the thought after I hung up the bar top that it would be nice to have a box with lights at the top. See the picture labeld Wall.jpg.

You will see there is an existing gang box that has two switches that power on/off the ceiling fans behind the wall. One is displayed in the photo.

What I would like to do are one of two options. Regardless of the option, I would run an electrical line behind the wall up to where the red X is marked.

1. Upgrade the gang box switch from two to three and piggy back off the power. That is there. Then the new light setup will be controlled from the switch at the box.

2. Tie into one of the power lines and run a electrical line from the gang box to the light fixture and then have a light switch on the light fixture.

Is this idea/concept feasible or should I just scrape the idea?
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Old 12-11-2019, 06:04 PM   #2
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It is possible. You have a neutral in this switch box.
You power will be the white bundle and the black that connects to both switches.
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Thanks joed for the validation!
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