How to Keep a Cord on a Cord Reel

A zip tie comes to the rescue in the shop

Stay-Put Cord Hack

Zip ties are great to have on hand for quick repairs and fastening jobs around the shop. I like to zip-tie one end of an electrical cord so it stays with the cord reel. I keep the connection loose enough that I can pull out enough cord to reach an outlet. — Oliver Rodriguez

Did you know you can recycle zip ties?

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