Picture of Micro-Torch Soldering
I love soldering with a torch. It's useful for all kinds of applications, and it's a great way to join metal that's too big for a soldering iron, but too small for a proper torch.

This is a basic introduction to the art, and should get you soldering in no time!

Step 1: Tools and Materials

Picture of Tools and Materials
-Butane torch
-Cigarette Lighter
-Wire Cutters
-“Third Hand” Tool
-Safety Glasses

-Copper Wire
-Lead-Free solder
mwest171 year ago
I am so confused about soldering, will someone please help.
zaro12345 (author)  mwest171 year ago
Torch soldering or with an iron? What are you confused about, maybe I can shed some light on the subject.
Third hand thingie, where can I find it? Love them both that you created
pdub772 years ago
Good info here. I learned this technique to make some jewelry for a friend and then realized how useful it is in so many other projects.
l8nite2 years ago
the octopus is wickedly cool
zaro12345 (author)  l8nite2 years ago
Thanks! It's definitely one of my favorite pieces.