Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering - soldering_guide - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:10:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Guide to field Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-field-Soldering/
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Sat, 13 Jan 2007 20:11:02 PST
Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Station/
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Mon, 21 May 2007 19:01:17 PDT
Toaster Oven Reflow Soldering (BGA) http://www.instructables.com/id/Toaster-Oven-Reflow-Soldering-BGA/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2005 15:06:51 PDT
DIY Cold Heat soldering iron http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cold-Heat-soldering-iron/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2008 21:23:37 PST
Intro into SMD Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-into-SMD-Soldering/
Intro into SMD Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/04YS/FA2KM37P/FCA04YSFA2KM37P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/04YS/FA2KM37P/FCA04YSFA2KM37P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/04YS/FA2KM37P/FCA04YSFA2KM37P.SMALL.jpg jrgcool35 Many people here might think SMD is impossible since the pins are so small and solder wants to cling onto every pin but it actually is very easy. This will teach you the basics of SMD Soldering if you build anything that works with SMD soldering and my tutorial helped you I would like you to post th...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2007 19:19:40 PST
Wiring Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-Pen/
Wiring Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/SXFR/FA0CV7I6/FNISXFRFA0CV7I6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/SXFR/FA0CV7I6/FNISXFRFA0CV7I6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/SXFR/FA0CV7I6/FNISXFRFA0CV7I6.SMALL.jpg neelandan Attach a spool of wire and a hypodermic needle to a ball point pen barrel to make an aid to make point-to-point wiring easier to do. The board shown is a microprocessor system board with a 8085, 2764 and 6464 - that is, the CPU, EPROM and RAM - and some additional glue circuitry. The parts A hypo...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2007 09:55:35 PST
Soldering underneath chips http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-underneath-chips/
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Mon, 6 Nov 2006 20:29:29 PST
How to Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solder/
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Fri, 12 Jan 2007 08:11:30 PST
How to Solder Videos: Why is soldering difficult sometimes? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Videos%3a-Why-is-soldering-difficult-s/
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Sat, 1 Sep 2007 17:27:22 PDT
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
Window-mounted solder fume extractor (not just for RVs!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-mounted-solder-fume-extractor-not-just-for/
Window-mounted solder fume extractor (not just for RVs!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YH2M/4IDEP280HJO/FC3YH2M4IDEP280HJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YH2M/4IDEP280HJO/FC3YH2M4IDEP280HJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YH2M/4IDEP280HJO/FC3YH2M4IDEP280HJO.SMALL.jpg bikeNomad This is my solution for solder fume extraction for my home (RV) workbench. It uses a dryer hose, a computer fan, and some insulation board to make a removable solder venting system that blows fumes outside. You can even use it for regular houses, too! Get parts together You'll need the following:...
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Thu, 1 Jun 2006 11:56:34 PDT