Power tools are a part of any job site, and with that comes the tangle of electric cords. You've undoubtedly seen the knotted masses before, and probably cursed whoever was to blame. To avoid the giant mess and hassle, what's the most efficient way to coil the cords (and air hoses) at the end of the day? Recently, David Frane, editor of Tools of the Trade (sister publication to Masonry Construction) set out to find the answer. He went to Ron Paulk, who posted this video on YouTube. Says Frane:

His method is similar to one I learned during a summer job as a deckhand, where we had to run 1,000 feet of cord (in 200-300’ lengths) to the end of a barge tow to power running lights.

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