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Velcro Cable Ties

Super simple cable tie made from velcro and two staples. Pretty lame but very useful.
 
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Step 1: Get Yer stuff

All you need is velcro (3/4" works best), scissors and a stapler. Mine's a red Swingline.

Step 2: Two Snips

Cut a length of fuzzy about 5" long. Cut a length of hook about 2 1/2" long.

Step 3: Two Staples

Velcro the two pieces together, with the longer piece about halfway up the short piece. Put two staples where they meet. I suppose one would work, but I use two for extra insurance.

Step 4: Get Wrapping

Attach one end of the cable as shown, wrap and tie cable, repeat.
emac4 years ago
i am currently doing sorta the same thing but both hook and fussy are the same length (5 inch) ill make some that are 7 inch for more cable i had a huge amount laying around from a friend so all free and im sewing them
ahead6 years ago
Ah velcro. The rich man's duct tape.
roflmao!
dchall86 years ago
Or you can buy them already made at just about any hardware store. I think I paid under $5 for 50 in two different colors at Lowe's.

Velcro ties at Lowe's
harleytat (author)  dchall86 years ago
thanks for the link--not a bad deal at all. I'm used to the prices at music stores, which range from crazy to ridiculous.
Thats actually really clever, really simple yet effective. I have one of those on my cell phone charger cord and it works like a charm.
SCrid20007 years ago
Wow... almost as good as duct tape...
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