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Cable Management

Dear God in Heaven...help a guy out.

So, heres what we have

1. Wooden Desk. About 21 inches deep, and three feet long. I am not above pound nails, drilling, sawing whatever.

2. 1 G4 POwerbook.

3. Two external hard drive, a lacie and a mybook

4. Ipod

5. Power strip

6. Belkin 4 port usb hub

7. Mouse, with cord


I want as clean a work space. I want to be able to shut my powerbook, and move it so I can write on my desk.

Help me out with suggestions for cable manuevering

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I also recommend the long...

I also recommend the long power strip attached to the underside of the desk. What I do is mount the strip on little blocks, scaps of a 2x4, so that it faces the back of the desk instead of down. Keeps things a little cleaner that way. Also helps hold in things like wall warts.

You might want to look at a small stand, like a printer stand. That way you can put your drives under it and the laptop on top when you arent actively using it. I find even if I'm not typing I like having it up and available for reference.




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