Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering - helping http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:01:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Helping Hands from Notebook Cooler Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-from-Notebook-Cooler-Pad/
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Thu, 9 May 2013 04:16:54 PDT
Soldering - a cheeky helping hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-a-cheeky-helping-hand/
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Sat, 2 Mar 2013 16:06:48 PST
Simple Portable Helping Hands For Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Portable-Helping-Hands-For-Soldering/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/BIU3/GKTJNY54/FVLBIU3GKTJNY54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/BIU3/GKTJNY54/FVLBIU3GKTJNY54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/BIU3/GKTJNY54/FVLBIU3GKTJNY54.SMALL.jpg H4ZZ498 These helping hands are so simple they don't need a step by step. They fold flat for portability. All you need is some stiff wire (and cutters), two crocodile clips, some solder and a soldering iron. One long(ish) piece of the wire forms the body and one arm. Make a small spiral at one end for it t...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2011 14:05:10 PST
Make an Altoids Tin Portable Helping Hands (with Fume Extractor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Altoids-Tin-Portable-Helping-Hands-with-Fu/
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 06:59:15 PDT
Yet another third-hand soldering aid. [with built-in fume extractor] http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-third-hand-soldering-aid-with-some-n/
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Mon, 24 May 2010 06:58:48 PDT
Simple Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Helping-Hands/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/JFP4/FYAJKCWT/FE3JFP4FYAJKCWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/JFP4/FYAJKCWT/FE3JFP4FYAJKCWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/JFP4/FYAJKCWT/FE3JFP4FYAJKCWT.SMALL.jpg =SMART= Helping hands are designed to hold wires and components in place while you solder them, you can buy good helping hands from the shops quite cheaply but when I made these I was in the middle of a project and didn't want to stop to go to the shops, making things yourself is fun anyway !The basic princ...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 10:20:55 PDT
How to make a cheap as free, and easy "helping hands" for small parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-free-cheap-easy-helping-hands-fo/
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Sun, 24 Feb 2008 11:33:22 PST
A Simple Solution To The Infamous Helping Hand's Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Solution-To-The--Infamous-Helping-Hands-/
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Fri, 23 Nov 2007 22:01:49 PST
Third Hand++: A multi-use helping hand for electronics and other delicate work. http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Hand-A-multi-use-helping-hand-for-electro/
Third Hand++: A multi-use helping hand for electronics and other delicate work. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/0OH2/F7PCOX6T/FJC0OH2F7PCOX6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/0OH2/F7PCOX6T/FJC0OH2F7PCOX6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/0OH2/F7PCOX6T/FJC0OH2F7PCOX6T.SMALL.jpg rstraugh In the past I've used the third hands/helping hands available at chain electronics shops and have been frustrated with their usability. I could never get the clips exactly where I wanted them or it took more time than it really should to get setup right. I also wanted the ability to hold small cir...
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Sun, 21 Oct 2007 12:53:52 PDT
Ultimate Soldering Station Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Soldering-Station-Platform/
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Sat, 21 Jul 2007 00:54:09 PDT
First Instructable: Helping hands http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Instructable%3a-Helping-hands/
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Mon, 21 May 2007 20:31:39 PDT
Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Station/
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Mon, 21 May 2007 19:01:17 PDT
Make a 3 degree of freedom 'hand' to help with soldering / gluing work http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3-degree-of-freedom--hand--to-help-with-sol/
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Wed, 14 Jun 2006 21:33:47 PDT
make your 'helping hands' 100x more useful for soldering / gluing small parts http://www.instructables.com/id/make-your--helping-hands--100x-more-useful-for-sol/
make your 'helping hands' 100x more useful for soldering / gluing small parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/U9TA/ENSEP281GRV/FFRU9TAENSEP281GRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/U9TA/ENSEP281GRV/FFRU9TAENSEP281GRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/U9TA/ENSEP281GRV/FFRU9TAENSEP281GRV.SMALL.jpg leevonk An easy way to make your 'helping hands' thing 100x more useful for soldering, gluing, and many other things. I'm a little embarassed posting this cause it's so simple, but people seem to be surprised when I show them this. switch the magnifying glass with one of the 'hands' The problem with the ...
By: leevonk

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Wed, 14 Jun 2006 15:54:05 PDT