Long Farm and Furniture

Electrical Installation for My Shop

This is the electrical installation for my workshop. A friend of mine is a master electrician and completed the service hookup for me and helped me with some of the work inside. The power company installed a new transformer and double-breaker pedestal so that the shop could have its own 200 amp feed.

I learned quite a bit with this work including having to pull wire through a poorly thought-out corner that I installed. But I was able to learn to bend coundiut properly and plan the path. What you don't see in the pictures is a lot of the conduit runs in the rafters that are intentionally hidden by the support boards.

I also purposly used an outdoor style panel inside, but it probably would have been easier to use an interior-style panel.

I also installed my own lighting, garage door opener, and fan. Don't worry, the second conduit for the high-voltage run to the opener wasn't installed yet in this picture. I had zero issues with the permit and inspections. However, some of the pictures may show items that were the adopted code at the time, but not new build codes today. Please consult current codes.

I did not build this building myself, I had a local contractor design and build it. He also trenched the line for the service run for me.
Square D outdoor electrical panel on pole barn wall without breakers Square D outdoor electrical panel on pole barn wall with PVC conduit running to floor EMT boxes and conduit mounted to pole barn interior EMT box mounted to pole barn purlin EMT box mounted to pole barn purlin with conduit connected EMT boxes mounted to pole barn purlin with conduit connected Liftmaster MT trolley commercial garage door opener in pole barn Liftmaster commercial door controller and warning sign On ground residential power transformer and meter pedestal Case 440 skid steer with trenching attachment Trench dug for electrical service line Spool of three conductor 4/0 aluminum service wire with ground Service wire spole on John Deere 5105 521 loader in front of red pole barn Squre D electrical panel with 4/0 service installation Electrical outlets wired in EMT metal box Residental electrical meter pedistal with 200 amp services Klein electrical outlet tester plugged into outlet White metal door on red pole barn with overhead lamp Square D electrical panel with breakers Commercial electrical switches installed in EMT boxes Ridgid compund miter saw on bench with Kreg measuring system Outlets and fan speed controller installed in EMT boxes Black ceiling fan and LED shop lights in pole barn Red and white pole barn with down lights over doors Square D electrical panel with breakers installed EMT conduit switches and door controller installed in pole barn next to white door

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