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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Cordless drill
    • Hacksaw
    • Non-contact voltage tester
    • Wire stripper/cutter

1/2" conduit bender, fish tape

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • 3/4" x 24" threaded water pipe (handle for conduit bender)
    • 1/2" EMT conduit
    • 4 x 4 x 1-1/2 in. metal boxes
    • 4-in. square raised covers
    • 1/2-in. offset setscrew connectors
    • 1/2-in. couplings
    • conduit straps
    • 15-amp switch
    • receptacles
    • 12-gauge (for 20 AMP) or 14-gauge (for 15 AMP) THHN wiring
    • Anchors and screws (for masonry walls)

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