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Workshop 2016 #5: Feelin the flow

08-21-2016 04:00 AM by Ty Sullivan | 0 comments »

Believe it or not I’ve survived these past nearly six months in the new space with only two open outlets! It has been a completely trying experience with the back and forth of plug ins and then outs as I’ve moved from equipment to equipment. It has, however pushed me to do more at once and plan ahead more. I’ve learned new tricks and have been forced to build a crosscut sled instead of relying on my miter saw so often. I’m appreciative for the results of this electric...

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Dust Collection Electrical Problem

04-01-2012 11:27 PM by rockinmichael | 14 comments »

I recently purchased a Shop Fox 1.5 hp Dust Collector. It claims to only draw 15 amps, but directly hooked up to a 15 amp outlet, it trips. The nearest 20 amp outlet is 15 feet away and with a 15 foot extension cord (12 guage), it still trips. However it does work directly hooked up to the 20 amp, but it is then too far away from the tablesaw, planer and other tools. Installing 220 volt isn’t an option. Any suggestions?

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The worlshop journey #1: Electricity

04-11-2008 02:51 AM by willwall | 6 comments »

Hi everyLJs, Yes, first thing to change: electricity!!! Here you see the house unit. It’s built like a commercial circuit panel( this is what the electrician told me). This is the garage’s panel: As you can see, there wasn’t enough breakers. And here is the mew panel !!! Bigger is better ! Yeah :) Fran├žois

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