I was just attempting to learn how to solder and came across some I'bles on making "3rd hand holders" from coat hangers and bits and pieces....
then I saw a coat hanger in my cupboard holding an old pair of shorts and decided we can break that if we need to! but please read on! thanks for viewing!
Step 1: Step One: Find a Base
but yea you want to keep your lungs intact so use some wood or something...
Step 2: Step 2: Destructing the Clothes Hangar!
what we will do is bend the hook into a standy type thing this is so it can be glued, screwed or otherwise adhered to your base.
if you don't have strong man hands ( Like I do!:-P ) then you may need some grippers or a vise to hold it for adjustments.
As you can see in photo number 2 we now have a funky looking hook! this is the base so make it as flat as possible.
P.S you should try not to stress the attachment between hook and main bar bit too much... there is a rivet there that popped out for me. this resulted in another pair of shorts losing a hangar!
Step 3: Step 2: Mounting.
A few things I didn't prepare for... when the hook is folded the stand is quite low.. which isn't a problem because you can just stack bits of your base up to elevate it
but the other problem is that it doesn't balance by itself... and since I currently have no ways of adhering it to the base (no more 2part epoxie...)
so I'll leave it up to you to engineer your own mount method and for now I'll just put some books on it or something..
good luck soldering!
slap a picture in the comments of your adhereation! ( is that a word)
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