workbench light for dad's b-day!

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Project by Eric Genzlinger posted 11-12-2013 04:34 AM 3646 views 11 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this with the leftover dowel I had from the desk lamp. Works with the t-track system. Happy Birthday DAD!

-- Emotions are like farts. There is a time and place to let it out. But don't keep it bottled up too long.

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#1 posted 11-12-2013 05:30 AM

That’s one cool light.good thinking.

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#2 posted 11-12-2013 05:34 AM

This is a super idea, Track lighting for the woodworker. Great job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 11-12-2013 06:10 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!


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#4 posted 11-12-2013 04:10 PM

I guess necessity is the mother of invention….... options are ENDLESS…... Great job!

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#5 posted 11-12-2013 09:09 PM

Good idea. I could see something like that on my lathe.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#6 posted 11-12-2013 11:11 PM

Thats a really useful idea – I may have to borrow from your design a bit ;) Again, lighting for the lathe… lol Why is it so hard to get good lighting on that thing!?

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#7 posted 11-13-2013 01:18 AM

LED strips are easy and inexpensive to find on ebay. They run on a 9 volt battery or a 12volt adapter (also on ebay). A strip of lights and an adapter cost about $6-7.

-- Emotions are like farts. There is a time and place to let it out. But don't keep it bottled up too long.

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#8 posted 11-13-2013 02:41 PM

Wow, that’s a slick idea. Having both battery and AC version around the shop could be really useful! Great job!

-- David

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