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Mark, good luck on your new shop completion. Look forward to seeing your new shop in action


I may have a similar need coming in the near future. I was thinking of setting up a large trailer home with workbenches and cabinets next to our home. Its insulated and comes with heat and air conditioning. 

Its just a glint in my eye right now so we'll see what happens.


Al T.

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Yes - going for white silk.


I put the lighting up and have changed my mind now about the strip lighting. Very flickery and noisy. The flickering will cause migraines - and the noise will drive me nuts. I just took it down for painting and will not be putting it back up.


Got some kitchen units for the base which I will sit on house bricks to bring them up to height. Plywood for the worktops which I will laminate. Lots of work to do, but i'm fired up.

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It's great to hear that you are nearing completion Mark. Having just fitted LED lights in my kitchen, I decided to purchased an LED lamp from Cousins; it will be here on Monday and I'll let you know what I think of it.



Just put loads of GU-10 LED's in my kitchen this week. They are brilliant.



Just finished the second coat - going to have to do one half first because of all the stuff. Keeps threatening to rain so I can't put it outside.







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Indeed. Found some low energy bulbs online with equivalent of 170w each 35w actual and a daylight tone. Will order 6 of them. Hopeful that will be enough light for the room (aside from the bench lights of course)

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