Hi there this is my first Instructable so i hope you will like it.

Few days ago i've decided to create this cool Altoid Tin Portable Helping Hands. I'm soldering a lot so i need helping hands but most of the time i'm doing just small stuff like soldering an LED or something like that and i don't like original helping hands that much. So i've decided to create something small, portable and useful.


Step 1: Gather your parts and tools

Main Parts :
1 - Altoids tin can
1 - 12V Fan,best would be 4cm because we need to put him inside the Altoids tin
carbon filter [you need to fit him on the Fan]
4 - Aligator clips
1 - SMD White LED

Side Parts:
1 - 560 Ohm rezistor
Wires [i've used wires from FTP cable because they're good for bending]
1 - Switch
1 - Micro 2 position Switch
1 - Connector to 12V [i've used 3,5mm mono jack connector]
Insulating tube

Soldering Iron
Plate shears
Wire cutter
Desoldering pump


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<p>Thank you very much :)</p>
How do u power the fan
Does everything fit in the box after its all attached?

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