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A complete rough patch. After 24 hours it can have another coat of joint compound applied. After that dries and is sanded, the ceiling can be painted.

A pig tail light socket was connected temporarily to the existing light feed for temporary lighting. The existing ceiling electrical box will be removed and the wire brought into one of the new recessed lights.

A hole was cut in the middle of the ceiling to facilitate the installation of the wires. The center round box was the original feed for the old ceiling light.
In this particular ceiling, water pipes and gas pipes were located where the recessed lights were originally planned to be installed. By probing with a thin screwdriver and a short fish tape it was possible to locate the obstacles through a small hole.