With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share what you made with text, photos, video, and files
gather your favorite instructables together
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 "helpin...
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 have done th...
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, you c...
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
"Ali v1"!!! The Solder helper/heat sinkby No-Shi-De
Standard bulb to L.E.D retrofit on the cheap.by digitalenigma
A different design of "helping hands"by frank113
How to Solder: Tips and Tricksby jutinfoster15
iPhone Tripod Mountby inspiretomake
Hacking your Digg Button with a Removable Interface Cableby RobertGallup
A Simple Solution To The Infamous Helping Hand's Problemby acaz93
Vintage Microphone Hack for Rock Bandby deviant deb
How to make a Soldering Stationby E_MAN
Second soldering hand.by Computothought
Download our new apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8!
© 2015 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »