Hi all, I'm looking for some advice. I'm looking to add power to my detached garage so I can run my machines and do a bit of tinkering. My question is what size wire I need, the run will be 70', it will power some lights (>2amps), a little old radio, and 1 thing at a time (it's just me, I can't weld, run a mill and a sander all at once). I will be installing a 1 HP vfd to power both my mill and lathe (240 3ph, 3/4 and 1/2 Hp respectively) I will also install 8 outlets. Can I use 12/3g wire for this? My plan would be to put half the lights and half the outlets on each circuit breaker, that way if I blow a breaker I won't lose all my lighting. I would then use both legs to feed my vfd as well.