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How to provide electrical power to a garden shed for a light and outlets.

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Electrical Project: I am installing a sub panel in a garden shed. I bought a GE DEH41160 panel.

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Single-phase, 3-wire, 125 Amp 240 VAC GE DEH41160 Panel

 GE DEH41160 Sub Panel

Wiring Configuration for a GE DEH41160 Sub Panel

Wiring a GE DEH41160 Panel for a Shed

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Thanks for your sharing your electrical wiring project Jason.

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How to Wire a Sub Panel in a Shed

This electrical wiring project is about how to provide electrical power to a garden shed for a light and outlets.

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