Cable-Tying with Waxed Twine

david raistrick drais at
Thu Jan 25 01:40:35 UTC 2007

On Wed, 24 Jan 2007, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:

> equipment for me, I came back to find all my cat5 cables neatly tied with 
> some sort of waxed twine, using an interesting looping knot pattern that 
> repeated every six inches or so using a single piece of string.  For some 
> reason, I found this trick really cool.

It's called "lacing" and it's been used by telephone guys for ever.  Find 
an older guy and he can probably teach you. ;)

Try  as a 

david raistrick
drais at   

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