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    Some of you are perhaps in a situation where you are required to maintain a stage lighting shop and its equipment for an employer or for yourself. The following provides instructionals regarding setting up a work area, painting the floor, installing work lighting, etc., plus additional tips and hints. Also covered are equipment maintenance and upkeep, along with safety issues.

    Although these articles are geared toward an entertainment lighting shop, some ideas discussed may be useful in other industries, as well. Be sure to read the entire series of articles because many have suggestions and methods that you might want to apply to situations outside the subject of a given article.

#  Equipment Maintenance
   Refurbishing and Keeping
   Your Gear in New Condition

  • Lighting Fixtures
    • Ellipsoidals
    • Fresnels
    • PARs
    • Work Lights
  • Colour Media
  • Lubrication Schedule

#  Work Area Setup
  Establish an Efficient
  and Organised Workshop

  • Design
  • Power
  • Shop Lighting
  • Benches
  • Cable Dispensing
  • Storage
  • Additionals
  • Tips

#  Workshop Floor Painting
  A Guide to Producing a
  Perfect, Durable Finish

  • Preliminary
  • Materials and Tools
  • Selecting Materials
  • Weather
  • Before Starting
  • Lighting
  • Ventilation
  • Floor Preparation
  • Floor Scrubbing
  • Painting
  • Clean-Up
  • The Next Day
  • Enamel Coat
  • Removing Tape
  • Final Clean-Up

#  Shop Habits
  Train Yourself to have
  Good Shop Methods

  • Preliminary
  • Putting Things Back
  • Careful and Considerate
  • Make Notes for Others

The articles listed
above are available in plain
text format for your archives:
AIEL Shop Tips Text Archive

A Text Download Link for a Given Article
Is also Provided at the end of each Discussion

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