Lighting and Wiring

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Don't take your power needs for granted, or you may starve your tools
Light fixture positioning made simple
To ensure adequate shop lighting without shadows or dark spots, use these simple formulas to determine fixture locations.
A bright idea
Experts agree that improved lighting should play a key role in every garage makeover.
Guiding lights: supplementary light sources
Even with adequate overhead lighting in a workshop, many tasks require more targeted light to illuminate the work at hand. If you need extra light, reach for any number of these handy LED options.
Let There Be (Better) light
Roll with the technical advances in lighting and brighten up your shop with LEDs. You’ll see better, save money, and change lightbulbs far less often.
Critical questions about workshop wiring
See if your shop has the power it needs for the woodworking you want to do.

More Lighting and Wiring

Is there a wireless remote light?
I get so engrossed with working in my garage workshop that I sometimes miss a hot supper when my wife calls and I can’t hear her. Is there a way to make a wireless remote light?
What's the best spacing for shop-light fixtures?
I’m in the process of completing my new shop at home, and I have a load of fluorescent lights to install. How should I space them for best effect?
Tame tangled cords with office supplies

Loose cords can be a hassle, but they don't have to be. Untangle your cords with common office supplies.