Cheap anti-static strip for desk

Here’s a cheap and clever idea — use one of those disposable anti-static straps you can get for a couple of bucks to create an anti-static home base on your desk that you can touch often to ground any charge you might build up. Submitted to us by MAKE subscriber Rob Severson of CircuitGizmos Labs. See more of Rob’s workspace in my latest Toolbox column.

Antistatic Desk Strip


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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