I'm building an entertainment center (cherry, oil/shellac, pocket doors,
glass shelves, table saw-cut cove molding, wheeeee) and I've added four
halogen puck lights that I need to dim together. The lights I have are 15W
and have long cords that get trimmed to length and plugs attached - no
How do I get them all together to a inconspicuous switch?
I found a lamp dimmer with enough oomph to handle the wattage. It's a
touchpad about the size of a silver dollar that I can recess into the top of
the unit. The pad is attached to a transformer that, unfortunately, has only
one recepticle. So I can dim one light like a champ, but that doesn't help
I can probably plug all of the lights into a power strip then plug that into
the dimmer transformer, but it just looks clunky and doesn't seem like the
right way to do it.
Since I'm assembling the plugs anyway, is there a better way to get all of
the lights together to one plug? I can cludge it together with wirenuts and
black tape but, again, that doesn't seem like the right way.