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post #1 of 10
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I've got lots of wires everyone around my desk that's actually a table but what's some good wire management techniques.

*EDIT* Keep in mind I don't have like any cash on me
Edited by montypython - 6/15/08 at 8:58am
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Stick em all behind the desk, and wire them there. Tie the ones you plug in on the same surge protector using cable ties and such.
    
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Get a roll of velcro from walmart.($3-$4) You can cut it to any length, this works great.
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post #4 of 10
Hi.

Here is an article that might give you some ideas or solutions.

Here is a product that is quite handy.

If you are trying to do this on an extreme-budget, then zip-ties and some strategically placed self-adhesive zip-tie mounts can work wonders. If you are concerned about continously clipping zip-teis to make changes there are re-usable (release-type) zip ties.

Maybe take a look at the "Post your Computer Room" pics of other Members solutions.

<edit> no cash... hmm... Bundling cables that run together with rubber bands will help some.

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post #5 of 10
What I've found that works really well is this.
  • Staple gun
  • Pack of zip ties
Take the staple gun and pop a few in the backside of the wood panels. Usually the staple will not go all the way in, leaving a gap big enough for the zip tie to pass through. Route your cables how you want them as them tie them down to the staples with the zip ties.

With some planning this keeps them even along the seams of the wood and keeps them neat!

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post #6 of 10
Repo - I've seen your desk and tidyness would be uncharacteristic . However, I agree - Cable ties FTW!
post #7 of 10
What about those cable snakes? http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1134699413763
I use 2 of these. 1 at my desk and 1 at my tv. Nice and neat.

post #8 of 10
I just get my GF to do my desk/tv cable management. She's totally OCD about it, so our cables are nice and neat
    
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Originally Posted by coffeejunky View Post
Repo - I've seen your desk and tidyness would be uncharacteristic . However, I agree - Cable ties FTW!
Oh shut up you!

Lmao, I helped do the cable management on my neighbors desk with the aforementioned staples/zip ties. I liked it so much I might do it to my own trash bin....err i mean work bench/computer desk tomorrow.
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zip ties for the win. thats what i do. nicely bundled. works great!
 
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