Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering - diy - electronics http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:15:58 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Fully articulated Desk video Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fully-articulated-Desk-video-Microscope/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:16:27 PST
Solderdoodle Pro 2.0: USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderdoodle-Pro-20-USB-Rechargeable-Soldering-Iro/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:40:16 PST
How to solder & desolder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solder-desolder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/GLY1/HQNA46KC/F2DGLY1HQNA46KC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/GLY1/HQNA46KC/F2DGLY1HQNA46KC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/GLY1/HQNA46KC/F2DGLY1HQNA46KC.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus For this How to video Andrew is going to guide you through the most important steps on soldering. 1- Safety first 2- Soldering Kit (all the tools you need) 3- Good Soldering 4- Bad Soldering 5- Desoldering
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 02:03:23 PST
TWSU How to assemble your own video console DIY GAMER http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-assemble-your-DIY-GAMER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus This tutorial will give you a quick overview about how to solder all the components on you DIY GAMER Kit! Have a look at our website: www.technologywillsaveus.org E-mail us on: info@technologywillsaveus.org Tweet us: @techwillsaveus
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 05:00:14 PST
Easy Aluminum Solder Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Aluminum-Solder-Mask/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/8IVI/HKZ9LKW4/F948IVIHKZ9LKW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/8IVI/HKZ9LKW4/F948IVIHKZ9LKW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/8IVI/HKZ9LKW4/F948IVIHKZ9LKW4.SMALL.jpg JouleTime There are many websites that tell you how to etch circuits boards at home, how to make solder masks, and how to do oven reflow. I have read several before trying to do the project myself. Here is what worked for me and the few little adjustments I made to make it work better. Today we are going to s...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 07:31:45 PDT
Smoke & Fume Absorber http://www.instructables.com/id/Smoke-Fume-Absorber/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/C5MX/GYEUL622/F72C5MXGYEUL622.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/C5MX/GYEUL622/F72C5MXGYEUL622.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/C5MX/GYEUL622/F72C5MXGYEUL622.SMALL.jpg nchip A Long History The ancient Egyptians produced lead and other important metals like gold and silver as early as 5000 BC. In the Roman era, lead was used for coinage, jewelry and other everyday items including the production of Lead pipes for the transportation of water. Remarkably, many of these wate...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 01:38:15 PST
The Solder Saver (locking cam solder dispensing pen) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solder-Saver-locking-cam-solder-dispensing-pe/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2009 20:40:43 PDT
Recycling your old dimmer switch as a variable temperature control for your soldering iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-your-old-dimmer-switch-as-a-variable-tem/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 09:56:07 PDT
How to Make a Metronome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Metronome/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 20:05:03 PDT
INSANELY HOT DIY Hot Air Soldering iron @ 15 Volts DC and 3.5 amps...PART II http://www.instructables.com/id/INSANELY-HOT-DIY-Hot-Air-Soldering-iron-%40-15-Volts/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2007 23:54:44 PDT
DIY Hot Air Soldering Iron using 12-18volts DC at 2-3 amps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hot-Air-Soldering-Iron-using-12-18volts-DC-at-/
DIY Hot Air Soldering Iron using 12-18volts DC at 2-3 amps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/P47H/F6B7Q2OT/F65P47HF6B7Q2OT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/P47H/F6B7Q2OT/F65P47HF6B7Q2OT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/P47H/F6B7Q2OT/F65P47HF6B7Q2OT.SMALL.jpg OzzyRoo This is my first eva posting of a DIY article on the web. So excuse me for some typo stuff, protocol etc. The following instructions show how to make a WORKING hot air soldering iron suitable for ALL uses requiring soldering. This hot air soldering iron is not limited to SMT (surface mount technolog...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2007 18:29:00 PDT
Make a Brass Soldering Iron Tip (, How I ...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Brass-Soldering-Iron-Tip-%2c-How-I-.../
Make a Brass Soldering Iron Tip (, How I ...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/S1VE/F1OABPFQ/FGVS1VEF1OABPFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/S1VE/F1OABPFQ/FGVS1VEF1OABPFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/S1VE/F1OABPFQ/FGVS1VEF1OABPFQ.SMALL.jpg VIRON Well I don't have a very well tooled machine shop at all, but my first soldering iron had a brass or bronze tip, and other people have remarked about how new tips don't last as long as rare or unobtainable brass ones from times gone by. I can't say how good this is yet since I just made it and will...
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Mon, 14 May 2007 00:55:26 PDT