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Old 11-22-14, 06:25 PM
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Shop in finished garage

I am wanting to add 3 extra circuits in my finished garage to run power wood working tools. My main panel is in said garage located in the wall. What is the best way to get power to a surface mounted conduit system?
 
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Old 11-22-14, 06:35 PM
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Fish a cable(s) or a flexible conduit into the panel from a surface mounted box
 
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Old 11-23-14, 07:58 AM
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Use a Wiremold receptacle box as your initial extrication location from within the wall, then run wiremold conduit along the wall to the next and so on. Wiremold/Legrand 700 Series Extra-Deep Outlet Box-BW35 at The Home Depot

Or use a surface mounted metal box with 1/2" conduit between them all. Lotta bending, though.

Or you could run the 3 circuits up into the attic and drop them wherever you need them using old work boxes to house your receptacles.
 
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Old 11-23-14, 04:01 PM
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I crawled in the attic today, and that may be the way to go. Roof pitches to three walls ,so I may have to cut some sheet rock to dril up through the headers, but that would keep it all in the walls. Attic over garage is not insulated, so I will run wiring before I blow some in. Thanks.
 
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Old 11-23-14, 04:15 PM
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A right angle drill and a short bit may allow you to drill the top plates from above.
 
 

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