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#1 posted 09-26-2009 07:36 PM
Look at all that light. Did you buy a pair of sunglasses to go with those?
Do they work off of one switch or did you split them up for utility light and critical light?
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#2 posted 09-26-2009 08:43 PM
wow looks great
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Craftsman on the lake
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#3 posted 09-26-2009 08:56 PM
You’ll always be thankful of the good light. Ah.. particularly if you older. It makes a world of differenct for me.
-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.
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#4 posted 09-26-2009 09:02 PM
I guess you wanted to be able to say
“Let there be light”, flip a switch, and have it be done, look at it and say “That is good!”
Very nice shop!
-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"
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#5 posted 09-26-2009 09:03 PM
Wow. What a great platform on which to build a shop.
Looks like I’ve gotta’ throw in a couple more circuits, a bunch more 2-tube fluorescent fixtures, and a few gallons of white paint over my concrete….
Lemme’ know when you’ve covered the roof with solar panels ;-)
-- -- Neil
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#6 posted 09-26-2009 11:11 PM
Great looking shop.
#7 posted 09-27-2009 12:35 AM
I am almost 62 and I was tired of working in a semi-dark garage. I found a web site that calculated how much light you need in a shop environment. For my size shop, adjusted for my older eyes, the lighting I put in was the calculated lighting needed.I just have one light switch for the main room. I may label it “let there be light.” The electrician did run separate lines from each row of lights all the way to the switch if I ever decide I want to be able to turn them on one at a time.The lights are T-8 florescent fixtures that are very energy efficient.In fact, I planned the whole shop to minimize energy usage. The 2×6 walls are insulated to over R17. The windows and door are efficient. The HVAC is an efficient heat pump.
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#8 posted 09-27-2009 03:08 AM
Jim, this does look pretty good. It looks like you are going to have fun in there.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
#9 posted 09-27-2009 06:26 AM
Priceless… :) :)
#10 posted 09-28-2009 06:00 AM
Are you going to share that light calculation site with us?
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