Measure the area where the lights will be installed, and mark the edge. Using a speed square, continue the line under the shelf. Mark a line along the length of the shelf at the bottom so all of the lights will line up.
Drill the Holes
Drill holes for the electrical cords using a paddle bit.
install the lights
Install the Lights
Attach the first light to the bottom of the shelf, and continue installing the remainder of lights.
attach small transformer to underside of shelf
Attach the Transformer
Feed the cord up through the hole made earlier, and attach the small transformer to the underside of the shelf. Connect the individual lights to the cord.
organize wires under shelf using wire staples
Organize the Wires
Organize the wires under the shelf using wire staples.
Install the Switch and the Plug
Install the switch and the plug.
Cover up any Holes
Spackle up any exposed nail holes, and then paint over it.
add aluminum trim to edges of shelves
Add the Trim
Add aluminum trim to the edges of the shelves to give them a finished look.
install chrome cover plates to electrical outlets
Set the Shelf and Rod Into Place
Attach the door handle to the closet door, and set the closet shelf and rod into place. Install chrome cover plates to all electrical outlets.