Introduction: First Instructable: Helping Hands

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For anyone needing extra hands while working on electronics or small light weight objects.

What you will need:
LED book light
Copper or similar thick yet bendable wire
Gator clips

Epoxy (I used Locktite 5 minute, and J-B Weld)
Soldier & solder gun

Step 1: Attach the Arms

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Epoxy the wire and light to the heatsink.

Step 2: Attach the Gator Clips

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Soldier the gator clips to the wire and your done.

Step 3: Your Done!

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Your done, now start on another project.


arikyeo (author)2009-05-24

soldier? It should be "solder"!!!

mikedoth (author)arikyeo2009-05-24

Thanks for catching that!

red-king (author)2009-02-24

its a bit of a waste of a heatsink if you ask me...

A good name (author)2008-04-15

There have been like 3 of these already... and that's within 15 pages of eachother O_O

HamO (author)2007-05-23

How about showing us something (project, part etc.) it will hold. I'm afraid this is too light weight to be very useful. Heavier wire maybe, but good idea.

mikedoth (author)HamO2007-05-23

Added the photo to the last page of the tutorial.

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