HOW TO – Run your own network wiring

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HOW TO – Run your own network wiring

Wil @ Engadget has a good how-to on setting running network wiring around your home/biz – “Wherever you call home, it probably didn’t come wired up for that most precious of home utilities: internet access. Sometimes wireless networking can only take you so far. Guerrilla network wiring might sound a little strong, but sometimes it ends up feeling like an episode of MacGyver, without the bombs. (Unless you count flaming laptops.) In today’s How-To, we’ll show you how to make your own cables and teach you a few tricks for getting them where you need ’em most around the house.”Link.

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Pictured here, The 5-in-1 Network Cable from MAKE 01 – Nothing’s worse for a network administrator than being without a needed cable. So make a single cable to replace the five you used to carry. The result: no more tangles and no more scrounging for a missing link. Page 96.


  • Maker challenge: Wiring a House – Link.
  • VOIP Phone Wiring – Link.
  • DIY DSL Wiring – Link.
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