Magnetic Light Base

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Project by deeman posted 04-05-2013 05:03 PM 1380 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I never have enough light on my band saw so I made this magnetic light base for my band saw. The light came from IKEA and the magnet came from ACE Hardware. Thanks to Alan Stratton from As Wood Turns for the Plans. The base is maple and cherry.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#1 posted 04-05-2013 05:08 PM

I like it, Well done and a great fix.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 04-05-2013 11:39 PM

Let there be light. Gr8 idea

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 04-06-2013 01:00 AM

Great build. I have seen something like this before, but I like yours much better.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 04-06-2013 11:00 PM

Nice job! I done something similar to this but I used the lamp holders from a 3 light pole lamp and I permanently mounted a light to my scroll saw and drill press also.

-- EdwardNorton

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#5 posted 04-09-2013 01:58 PM

Cool idea! Like the shape of the base and the beautiful wood choice. Great job!


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