The How-To Geek Guide to Making Your Own Custom Ethernet Cables


Ever set up a router, only to find out you need two short Ethernet cables, and you’ve only got one long one? With a few tools and a little DIY geekery, you can start making all your own network cables.

While buying bulk cable might not be for everybody, the ability to repair and split long cables is an essential geek skill. Keep reading to see the tools and techniques you’ll need to know to customize the cables for your home network.

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(Via the How-To Geek.)