Computer cable management

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Project by ChrisinOttawa posted 02-07-2011 04:58 AM 1970 views 14 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple way to contain computer cables. In this case, cables I need to read SD cards and sync/charge an Ipod. This cable cleat allows you to add or remove cables by simply sliding the dovetail piece past the slot. There are 2 hidden number 6 brass screws in the bottom of the dovetail slot. Made from scrap pieces. I have enough left over to make 2 more. The headphone hook in the background is from Ikea.

-- Chirs in Ottawa

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#1 posted 02-07-2011 06:06 AM

Cool idea.

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#2 posted 02-07-2011 06:23 AM

Very ingenious! I love it. Great job.

-- All the test cuts in the world won't stop you from cutting the outside when you meant to cut the inside. doh!

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#3 posted 02-07-2011 06:58 AM

Now that’s using your head! I’ll have to include this idea in my planned computer cabinet project. Thanks

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#4 posted 02-07-2011 09:06 AM

That’s clever.

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#5 posted 02-07-2011 09:27 AM

Nice job.

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#6 posted 02-07-2011 01:28 PM

Good idea Chris and nicely done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 02-07-2011 05:37 PM

Sweet idea!
Especially for all us wood heads.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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