Using Different Colors to Organize Tool Electric Cords and Plugs
posted on December 1, 2008 by Woodworker's Journal
Electrical cords with different colored plugs If each tool in your shop has a different colored plug, it makes organizing them and telling what's plugged in much easier.

Since outlets are scarce in my shop, four machines have to share one outlet. I got tired of guessing which of the four identical black plugs was the right one for the machine I wanted to use, so I painted each plug a different color to match the machine color. Now, I know that “orange” means band saw, “yellow” is the grinder, and so forth. I mounted a plug holder made of notched scrap right next to the outlet so the plugs are ready when I need them.

posted on December 1, 2008 by Woodworker's Journal
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