Introduction: Adjustable Height (Sit / Stand) Desk Power Cord Hack
Adjustable height desks are becoming all the rage now, but in my opinion they fall short on the ascetics. You buy this amazing electric desk then you have to plug in all of your stuff. All of the cords end up draping off the back side of the desk to a power strip.
Solution: Add power strip to the underside of the desktop!
The desk base was purchased from Ergo Depot
Step 1: Prep the Power Cord Holes
Make a plate for cord to attach to on desktop frame. I used 1/8" steel scrap I had laying around.
Use a hole saw to make holes for the cord grips.
Step 2: Prep Cord and Power Strip
Cut cord at shortest position and attach cord grips to both ends.
Open power strip enclosure and desolder the power wires.
Fish new power wires through desktop frame and solder the new power wires to the power strip.
PRIME 6 Outlet Metal Enclosure Power Strip
McMaster 7529K8 Straight Cord Grip
McMaster 7088K225 Heavy Duty 14 Gauge 0.55" OD Coiled Wire
Step 3: Button Up the Wires
The plate that was added for the power cord is a great place to store loose wires.
Step 4: Attach Mains Power
CAUTION: Turn off breaker!
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