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    Default Lighting for Walther's Car Shop

    Hey all,

    Been working on LED lighting on my Walther's Car Shop. I was going to originally go with mounting the LED's to the inside of the roof but decided I wanted the roof to be removable so I can have interior details and be able to access cars easily if they derail. This is what it looks like with 6 SMD LED's mounted to the rafters, 2 on each rafter. I think the lighting is adequate. What do you guys think? Thanks, Jim.
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    Looks great.

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    Looks good to me.

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    Looks great to me as well. I have the same building with my LED's attached to the rafters also; but, I used 4 per rafter. Going by yours, mine is going to be a "bit bright" I think.
    Cheers Tony

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    @wombat457 Thanks for the input. If you haven't thought about how to run your wires down the walls, here's what I came up with.

    I cut to length and painted Grimy Black two cocktail straws to make "conduits" and will drill holes in the base to feed the wires through. The straws fit nicely next to the rafter supports on the walls and just kind of snap in. I won't even have to glue them to the walls. I can provide pictures if needed. Doing both my Car Shop and Back Shop the same way. Also painted the wires on the rafters to match the color of the rafters and they just blend right in!


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