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Electrical Wiring for a Workshop Panel

Craig in Osage City, Kansas asks: Workshop Electrical Wiring Project: Planning the Electrical Panel for a Workshop, Workshop Electrical Circuit Wiring.


Workshop Electric Wiring
Electrical Wiring Questions: I built a 30×50 shop building 2 years ago and am at the point of supplying power to the building. Here is some background before I ask my questions.

I hope that’s all the info you may need. I look forward to your reply.

This electrical question came from: Craig, a Handyman from Osage City, Kansas.
Additional Comments: Very well done. Keep up the excellent work.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your Electrical Wiring Question Craig.

Workshop Electrical Wiring Project

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Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Electricians Tool Pouch and the various power tools necessary for installing the sub-panel.
Estimated Time: Depends on the type and size of the panel and available access to the project area.
Precaution: Any existing electrical wiring within the immediate area that may interfere with the installation of the sub panel should be identified and turned OFF and Tagged if necessary.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring and a sub-panel should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets..

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