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When soldering, one of the hardest things to do is keep your components in place. Most people solve this by simply buying a commercial pair of "helping hands" ...
2 regular pliers 2 needle nose pliers 8 rubber bands (at least) Optional: 2 alligator clips
For this part you need to take one pair of pliers and one pair of needle nose pliers and put them together like in the picture. Once you ...
If you decide to add alligator clips to hold more delicate items, you must first flatten out the back end of the clip (as pictured below). Then, fold ...
When you're done, your helping hands should look like this.
The great thing about these is that when you need them to solder, you can put them together quickly, and they'll work just as well. If you want, ...
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