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Low-cost way to put light where most needed

At some machines, such as a drill press, bandsaw, lathe, and scrollsaw, fine work requires clearly seeing what you’re doing. Fortunately, those tools often have many ferrous surfaces for mounting a magnetic light. I place LED sewing-machine lights, available for less than $10 online, at several machines in my shop. Flexible necks allow you to precisely position the illumination, and removing the light fixture takes seconds when you need it out of the way.
—Dan Martin, Galena, Ohio

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