Instructables: exploring - soldering - easy http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:22:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 K'nex tin holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-tin-holder/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 18:25:38 PDT
5$ Fan for Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Fan-for-Soldering-Station/
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:02:18 PST
Solder smoke air filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-smoke-air-filter/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 19:33:57 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
Extending Leads http://www.instructables.com/id/Extending-Leads/
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Tue, 28 Dec 2010 13:28:28 PST
Xbox 360 Rumble powered rapid fire mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-360-Rumble-powered-rapid-fire-mod/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2009 13:52:05 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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By: inertia18

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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 09:56:07 PDT
Quick Lego Necklace/Bracelet/Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Lego-NecklaceBraceletKeychain/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2009 04:30:02 PST
Soldering Tile (AKA The Table Protector) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Tile-AKA-The-Table-Protector/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 00:17:46 PST
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
Amp Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Amp-Mod/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2007 22:19:18 PST
Soldering tips and tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-tips-and-tricks/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2007 21:13:07 PDT