Introduction: Make a Soldering Iron Out of a Lighter

Really easy project to make a soldering iron!

Step 1: ​Things You 'll Need

Not many this time , only a lighter (preferably long ) and a piece of copper wire (6 inches)

Step 2: Preparing the Copper Wire

Strip is the copper wire and cut a piece of 3 inch and 2 pieces of 1.5 inch

Bending the piece of 3 inch and twist the ends together

Step 3: Connect Wire to Lighter

Connect the wire to the light with the 2 pieces copper wire (1,5 inch).

Step 4: Ready!

Ready, i've made a video instuction with testing results!

Step 5:

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jwagner1225 made it!(author)2017-06-23

This is great thanks

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Joseph+jo made it!(author)2016-10-02

It's good

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cowboy52 made it!(author)2017-05-16

Simplicity at its best... Works for me...

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NEW+PEW made it!(author)2016-10-27

Thanks Joseph jo!

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JuniorMint made it!(author)2016-09-29

This is genius

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NEW+PEW made it!(author)2016-09-30

Thank you!

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joen made it!(author)2016-09-02

I did something more or less similar once. I needed to do some soldering but didn't have a soldering iron. Held a nail with pliers over a candle flame. Worked as good as my soldering iron. A most pleasant surprise.

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NEW+PEW made it!(author)2016-09-30

Easiest way ;)

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