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In this video, the Handyguys review how Handyguy Paul mounted his Tablo DVR and hard drive to his simple low voltage structured cabling system using plywood mounted onto concrete foundation wall. This is a great solution for the cord cutters out there. The Tablo is a very simple over the air (OTA) DVR recording system that can stream your live and recorded shows to your set top boxes from Roku, Apple, Amazon Fire, and Google or your mobile devices. Mounting the Tablo has allowed for less clutter and wiring on the table surrounding. Use this technique to make more room in your workspace.

How To Mount the Tablo DVR

First, Handyguys Paul found a couple of strips of 1×1 wood around the house. These can also be bought from your local big box store. Next, cut the strips to about 6-8 inches and mount them to the wall by putting screws into them. Make sure that there is enough space between the strips to mount your Tablo DVR, but that it’s not too tight. If the space between the wood strips is too tight, this could damage your hardware. In this video, Handyguy Paul also mounted his hard drive. He placed the hard drive between the wood strips and then sat the Tablo DVR on top. He ensured that the Tablo would not fall by clamping one of the cords.

This technique allows you to mount the Tablo DVR in a way that allows for easy troubleshooting if anything goes wrong. This also keeps the Tablo DVR off the table and out of the way so that your workspace can be more efficiently used.

Handyguy Paul and his mounted Tablo DVR.

Handyguy Paul and his mounted Tablo DVR.


In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul talk about the benefits of using LED Shop Lights over fluorescent lighting. While these lights may be more expensive than the fluorescent lighting, they are better quality and worth every cent. All of the products in this video are available through Amazon and the affiliate stores.

LED Lights

Shop lights are an important component of every workspace. In this video, these lights are all aluminum and assembled in the USA, but more importantly, these lights are all LED. The lights specifically in this video are Lights of America LED Shop Lights that Handyguy Paul has purchased.

LED Lights vs. Fluorescent Lights

LED Shop Lights do not break easily unlike fluorescent lights. They are also much lighter and brighter than fluorescent lights. These are great lights for working with those small pieces in your workspace or filming a video because they don’t have that irritating background hum that fluorescent lights have. These lights are also very reliable and last for up to 50,000 hours.

The LED Lights in this video were about $40 for 2 which is more than the typical fluorescent lights. However, these lights are more durable and are better quality than any shop fluorescent lighting. LED shop lights are a great replacement for the traditional fluorescent workshop lighting.


LED Shop Lights

LED Shop Lights

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groove on groove deck board

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Underground Dog Fence

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Klein All-Purpose J2078CR Plier

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Flooring Nailer

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When to replace your water heater

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