Introduction: Adaptor Cable Mount Sugru Hack

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A quick Sugru hack to prevent tangled wires and protect the condition of your computer adaptor cables Materials: -One pack of Sugru -Round pencil -Computer Adaptor -Metal ruler or small screwdriver to help mold and cut the Sugru

Step 1: Clean

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Thoroughly clean up the surface of the adaptor you wish to use. Use a damp cloth or tissue and dry off.

Step 2: Get Your Sugru

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Apply a coin shaped piece of Sugru to the center of the edge of the adaptor.

Step 3: Shape

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Using the thumbs and index fingers from both hands, begin to press in the Sugru to form a pyramid-like shape.

Step 4: Make Sure the Cable Fits

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Using the thickest of the adaptor cable, begin pressing down cable into the Sugru.

Further mold the shape. Keep the cable centered with one side (outer) of the Sugru forming a tidal-wave shape over the cable and the other side (inner) flat with a slight upwards dent.

Step 5: Cut Off Any Excess

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Using a small screw driver, reinforce the cable holder by gently pressing inwards excess Sugru so that all sides are relatively even. Cut off any excess Sugru from the sides using a metal ruler. Reshape if needed using your index finger. Carefully.

Step 6: Do You See the Letter C?

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The final shape should look like the letter “C”, except with a flat bottom.

Step 7: Make As Many As You Need

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Repeat steps 1-9 on any other adaptors you may have around the house with whatever Sugru you have left.

Step 8: Allow the Sugru to Dry

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Gently slide in the round pencil into the cable mount and allow the Sugru to dry for 12 hours at room temperature.

Comments

seamster (author)2014-10-02

Nicely done. Thanks for sharing this!

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