With just a few items you may have around the house you can build a soldering, gluing, or assembly jig. Its an extra pair of helping hands.
Step 1: Gather the parts
1. Items required: a) 2 five inch pieces of 12 gauge copper wire which can be taken from home wiring cable, b) two solderless ring lugs, c) two mini alligator clips, d) a 3" x3" block of wood or decorative molding - available at your local home improvement store, e) one small wood screw (and a suitable drill bit for the pilot hole).