there are usually cords at home depot or lowes and the plugs are usually in hardware area (or electrical)
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It is possible, but I guess I just don't see what motivation there is for a DIY extension chord...
I'd love and extension chord for my guitar-my fingers get sore : )
A DIY extension cord can have neat things like switches, banks of outlets (in work boxes-4 plugs can be a huge help), varied spacing in outlets, heavier gauge wire (higher amp and lower losses for long lines)...
DIY cords usually cost more than store-bought manufactured ones...but they have the advantage of being custom length.
They are easy to make - an extension cord is technically any wire with a male end on one end, and a female connector on the other.
If you're unfamiliar with how household supply power works, do not attempt to make your own without supervision of someone who is.