How to build your own Ethernet
Here's how to lay the nervous system for the ultimate home network by putting ethernet in walls throughout your house.
By Zack Stern | PC World | Published: 16:47, 28 September 10
In this step-by-step guide, we show you how to create your own home network. This slideshow accompanies an in-depth feature: How to rewire your home for Ethernet.
Make a Plan
Draw a schematic diagram of your house, including each use location, to visualise your plan. Any problems you can solve now will help the process run more smoothly. Your plan should outline where everything should go, and help you to calculate the specific cables and parts you need.
Here we show the author, suited up for crawling under the house to make friends with small spiders and to wire a jack on the opposite side of the living room.