DIY Cable Management / Organization System

Posted by admin on October 11, 2008 at 12:37 am
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Having trouble with cable clutter underneath your desk? I’ve been fighting this problem for a while now and have come up with an affordable and effective solution using large carabiners, a couple screws or clamps, key rings, Velcro straps or twist ties and a box. The combination of these items allows for neat cables that are still easy to remove.




Step #1 Get the proper materials and tools
  • 3 Large carabiners* – Used for hanging the wires.
  • 3 Screws* or 3 clamps* – Depends whether or not you want to hang the carabiners from screws or clamps.
  • 3 Key rings* (key rings are only needed if screws are being used)
  • Velcro straps* or twist ties* – These are used to tie up excess cable or wire.
  • Box – (Around 1 cubic foot, more or less depending on how many power cables are going to be used) – This is used to hide the power strip and power cables.
  • Surge Protector / Power strip*
  • Screw driver* (only if screws are being used)
  • Tape measure* – I used this to make sure my screws were equally spaced, but this isn’t necessary.

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Click here to see a full list of materials.

Step #2

Disconnect all wires that are going to be organized. This will make re-routing the wires much easier.

Step 2.1

Screw three screws or mount three clamps to the underside of the desk or table that the wires are going to be hanging from. I have a wooden desk so I used screws because they’re more discrete than clamps. If screws are being used to mount the carabiners, hook one key ring to each of the screws. The key rings help to keep the carabiners from falling off the screws.

Step 2.2

Hang the 3 carabiners from the screws or clamps.

Step 2.3

Route wires through carabiners, plug everything in and then use twist ties or Velcro straps to tie up excess cable.

Step 2.4

Strap Velcro straps around wires to give them a clean uniform look. I personally don’t do this, but if you’re looking for a more uniform look this will accomplish that.

Recommended Materials
Large Carabiners
Key Rings
Velcro Straps
Twist Ties
Surge Protector
Tape Measure
  1. thank you!. now my gaming setup is neater than u could imagine. 5/5 tutorial ~

    Comment by John — January 10, 2010 @ 2:40 am

  2. how big is that monster sub?

    Comment by John — January 10, 2010 @ 2:41 am

  3. Haha, it’s a 10″ sub, it’s part of a Logitech 5.1 system.

    Comment by admin — January 16, 2010 @ 10:47 pm

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