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https://firstchoicecomms.com.au/product/velcro-25m-roll-19mm/ (most useable cable management ever - better than cable ties)

 

Option 1: You have lots of vertical rail available to use sections of around 2-3" (~75mm long) of velcro single wood screwed in the middle of each piece at around each shelf or second shelf (20-30cm or what suits best). This will provide an easy refastenable and repositionable solution to neatening up your signal cables. You can also attach to the shelfs as well for horizontal cable control.

 

Option 2: I know you have completed the build but a great solution is to use a hole drill at around 50mm or so - big enough to pass mains plugs though and drill holes near each rear shelf corner allowing maybe 20-30mm from rear of shelf and 50-100mm from the sides. All holes in line vertically. You have enough room at the rear of each shelf. All cables can then be will be nicely contained within these holes. One side for signal cables and the other for power. (I would have suggested this earlier however you have just posted rear cable photos)

 

If you intend to drill use painters masking tape on each side of the shelf and partially drill through each side to get a clean non chip cut though the masking tape before continuing the cut all the way through

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https://firstchoicecomms.com.au/product/velcro-25m-roll-19mm/ (most useable cable management ever - better than cable ties)
 
Option 1: You have lots of vertical rail available to use sections of around 2-3" (~75mm long) of velcro single wood screwed in the middle of each piece at around each shelf or second shelf (20-30cm or what suits best). This will provide an easy refastenable and repositionable solution to neatening up your signal cables. You can also attach to the shelfs as well for horizontal cable control.
 
Option 2: I know you have completed the build but a great solution is to use a hole drill at around 50mm or so - big enough to pass mains plugs though and drill holes near each rear shelf corner allowing maybe 20-30mm from rear of shelf and 50-100mm from the sides. All holes in line vertically. You have enough room at the rear of each shelf. All cables can then be will be nicely contained within these holes. One side for signal cables and the other for power. (I would have suggested this earlier however you have just posted rear cable photos)
 
If you intend to drill use painters masking tape on each side of the shelf and partially drill through each side to get a clean non chip cut though the masking tape before continuing the cut all the way through
Good suggestions, thanks.

Just to clarify, for option 2, do you mean drilling holes into the shelves?

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Yes, your hifi equipment looks like it has around a minimum of 10cm or so space from rear panel to  rear edge of shelf, plenty of room to drill a large hole through the shelf. What we are after is similar to a hole through a desktop for computer leads however you will not require a Computer Desk grommet in this instance eg. https://www.bunnings.com.au/kia-ora-60mm-black-cable-duct_p4020173 (these are readily available in 50 or 60mm diameters or rectangular shaped).

 

We just want the holes through each shelf vertically aligned preferably. You can then feed cables from top to bottom down through the holes and your leads will be safely and neatly captured with the holes rather than hanging out in the breeze. If you are not comfortable drilling the shelves go with option 1 using the velcro screwed to the rails at regular intervals to create you own neat vertical cable rail with leads secured within the velcro.

 

If you intend to drill make sure you have a couple of practice runs on scrap wood  of similar thickness well secured as the hole saw can grab and kickback prior to destructing you good shelves! Always remember to masking tape both sides greater than the circumference of the hole saw and partially drill through one side to start the large cut into the wood, then flip over and centre the saw drill arbor bit in your hole and continue the cut through to provide an non chipped, clean hole

 

https://www.bunnings.com.au/craftright-9-piece-bi-metal-holesaw-set_p6370857 there are many similar kits to this available at tool or hardware stores.

 

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Great idea!

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The rack and system is all together.

 

But I may pull it apart and drill those holes anyway.

 

No reason not to, apart from the time taken to do it. The power cables are neatly hanging down one side,,, but I will mull on it.

 

 

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