Why You Should Get a Magnifying Lamp for Your Workshop

This lamp made quick work of splinter removal. It sports a 60-watt bulb and a 3-3/4-inch-diameter glass lens that triple powers your peepers.

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We put this magnifying lamp to work in our shop and immediately saw the difference. We could gauge how sharp chisels really were and actually read faint drill size etchings and the tiny print on spray cans. But most important, this lamp made quick work of splinter removal. Lamps like these cost between $30 and $60 online and at woodworking stores. Click here for one of our favorites on Amazon.

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