Instructables: exploring - workshop - helping hands http://www.instructables.com Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:57:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Build Soldering Station using MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Soldering-Station-Using-MDF/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 00:30:40 PDT
Magnifying Glass From Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnifying-Glass-From-Helping-Hands/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 08:29:24 PDT
Photon Generator Add-on for Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Photon-Generator-Add-on-for-Helping-Hands/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 16:49:58 PDT
Stand for Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-for-Soldering/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:49:12 PST
Adding a base to a "Third Hand" http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Base-to-a-Third-Hand/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 11:54:55 PST
DIY : Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Helping-Hands/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:30:41 PST
EXTRA HANDS FOR SOLDERING - OCTOPUS http://www.instructables.com/id/EXTRA-HANDS-FOR-SOLDERING-OCTOPUS/
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:18:33 PDT
Model paint/helping hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-painthelping-hands/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:57:11 PDT
Magnetic Helping Hands Tool For Torch Brazing/Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Helping-Hands-Tool-For-Torch-BrazingSolde/
Magnetic Helping Hands Tool For Torch Brazing/Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SMALL.jpg mjunger2005 This Instructable will show you how to adapt an all-metal, non-magnetic, Helping Hands tool base to a magnetic base, so it will cling to a metal welding table, sheet metal, cookie sheet, etc. Why?Well, usually after lighting my Little Smith torch, I find that I need to adjust the non-magnetic Helpin...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:41:07 PDT
Heavy Duty Helping Hands Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Helping-Hands-Tool/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:07:30 PST
Helping hands for soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-hands-for-soldering-1/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 05:44:15 PST
Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-1/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:29:30 PDT
Sugru Magnetic Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Magnetic-Helping-Hands/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:21:29 PDT
Magnetic Base ​Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Base-Helping-Hands/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 19:59:10 PDT
DIY helping hands in 5 seconds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-helping-hands-in-5-seconds/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 02:24:51 PDT
Tool : DIY Helping Hands Tool and Material Holder from PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-DIY-Helping-Hands-Tool-and-Material-Holder-/
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Fri, 10 May 2013 13:23:40 PDT
Holding tool, soldering holder, third hands, helping hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Holding-tool-soldering-holder-third-hands-helpi/
Holding tool, soldering holder, third hands, helping hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KSGW/GJ7MQ71Q/FW1KSGWGJ7MQ71Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KSGW/GJ7MQ71Q/FW1KSGWGJ7MQ71Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KSGW/GJ7MQ71Q/FW1KSGWGJ7MQ71Q.SMALL.jpg sciencethink Easily make a third hand holding tool using 2 alligator clips, some ball and stick toy magnets, and 2 flat headed nails. Attach each alligator clip to a flat headed nail by crimping, soldering, or both (soldering works best). Once soldered,  magnetically attach one of the stick magnets to the flat ...
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Fri, 21 Jan 2011 23:12:48 PST
Helping Hands Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-Hack/
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Sat, 15 May 2010 13:00:53 PDT
Ultimate Helping Hands Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Helping-Hands-Station/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2010 20:19:13 PST
D.I.Y Helping Hands (Cheapest and Quickest) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Helping-Hands-Cheapest-and-Quickest/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2009 11:39:18 PDT
Ultimate DeskSquid / Helping Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-DeskSquid-Helping-Hand/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 04:32:26 PDT