Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - soldering http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 May 2016 02:57:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Computer Fan Wire Extending http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Fan-Wire-Extending/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 09:43:28 PDT
Helping Hand For Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hand-for-Soldering/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 03:32:23 PDT
Fixing Your Mouse Double Click Issue (replacing Microswitch on Razer Deathadder 3.5G) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Your-Mouse-Double-Click-Issue-replacing-Mic/
Fixing Your Mouse Double Click Issue (replacing Microswitch on Razer Deathadder 3.5G) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/VQID/IN7OQHXK/FWZVQIDIN7OQHXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/VQID/IN7OQHXK/FWZVQIDIN7OQHXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/VQID/IN7OQHXK/FWZVQIDIN7OQHXK.SMALL.jpg skyguardian18 There's one thing we hate from old mouses and one of it is double clicking issue. This problem is caused by the old spring mechanism inside the microswitch had loosen it's tension and as the results registering clicks as double or triple clicks (or worse, not registering anything at all.)Now, if you...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:34:47 PDT
Mini Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fume-Extractor-1/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:56:39 PDT
Mount a DIP as a SMD on PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-a-DIP-As-a-SMD-on-PCB/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 01:12:35 PDT
How to make a lithium battery for an electric bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lithium-Battery-for-an-Electric-Bicy/
How to make a lithium battery for an electric bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/TWQN/IN2383N8/FUFTWQNIN2383N8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/TWQN/IN2383N8/FUFTWQNIN2383N8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/TWQN/IN2383N8/FUFTWQNIN2383N8.SMALL.jpg mlt34 Electric bicycles use batteries made from lithium ion cells. One of the most common types is a cylindrical cell called an 18650 cell, named so because it is 18 mm in diameter and 65 mm long. I'll show you how you can create your own DIY electric bicycle battery from these cells for much less than th...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:42:16 PDT
Strong Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Strong-Soldering/
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:18:49 PDT
Wet Display Smartphone Fix... http://www.instructables.com/id/Wet-Display-Smartphone-Fix/
Wet Display Smartphone Fix... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/XO4G/IMYZXMOU/FHHXO4GIMYZXMOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/XO4G/IMYZXMOU/FHHXO4GIMYZXMOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/XO4G/IMYZXMOU/FHHXO4GIMYZXMOU.SMALL.jpg MartinM61 The smartphones some times have all the functions without display bright after wet accident, when the damage for the corrosion is not heavy. you can apply this fix.
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:20:33 PDT
Soldering Iron Stand made from U-pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Stand-Made-From-U-pins/
Soldering Iron Stand made from U-pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/7M80/IMW94SOS/F6Z7M80IMW94SOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/7M80/IMW94SOS/F6Z7M80IMW94SOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/7M80/IMW94SOS/F6Z7M80IMW94SOS.SMALL.jpg dev prajapati If you have soldering iron and don't have a Stand for it or want cool diy stand made with help of soldering iron and U-pins this is how you can. And when don't have a keep a soldering iron then you keep it like show piece.There are many and different soldering irons out, so will need do slight chang...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:39:48 PDT
SMD Soldering Reflow Oven (ControLeo2 based) http://www.instructables.com/id/SMD-Soldering-Reflow-Oven-ControLeo2-Based/
SMD Soldering Reflow Oven (ControLeo2 based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/3KVU/IM53R2AB/FKY3KVUIM53R2AB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/3KVU/IM53R2AB/FKY3KVUIM53R2AB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/3KVU/IM53R2AB/FKY3KVUIM53R2AB.SMALL.jpg hpb I'm sure you've seen a ton of these by now. If you are a maker then this is one tool that you MUST have. Its convenient fast and you can even do a small production batch with these. If you are completely new to SMD soldering then search for reflow soldering and you'll get tons of information.This pa...
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:31:30 PDT
How Soldering Is Done http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Soldering-Is-Done/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:53:08 PDT
Homemade flat Li-ion battery adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flat-Li-ion-Battery-Adapter/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:13:28 PST
3 Steps to Make Jumper Wires http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Steps-to-Make-Jumper-Wires/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 19:43:28 PST
Repair Socapex Multiconnector http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Socapex-Multiconnector/
Repair Socapex Multiconnector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0WRT/IKIN05D3/F7I0WRTIKIN05D3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0WRT/IKIN05D3/F7I0WRTIKIN05D3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0WRT/IKIN05D3/F7I0WRTIKIN05D3.SMALL.jpg dalesql This is a socapex brand multiconnector. Commonly used in the theatrical and concert tour industry to carry multiple power circuits to lights and other equipment. One of the common failure modes of this connector is what we call a spinner. That's when the pins are no longer locked into place in r...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:04:27 PST
lamp with off timer and dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-With-Off-Timer-and-Dimmer/
lamp with off timer and dimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/3MRU/IK5S2BW8/F7X3MRUIK5S2BW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/3MRU/IK5S2BW8/F7X3MRUIK5S2BW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/3MRU/IK5S2BW8/F7X3MRUIK5S2BW8.SMALL.jpg maria_AI This is one of the most basic 555 circuits. This circuit is part of this chips datasheet, complete with the math needed to design to specification, and is one of the reasons a 555 is referred to as a timer.This is a monostable circuit, one of the most basic 555 circuits; it has two distinct states, ...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 05:15:57 PST
TP-LINK TL-MR3040 Antenna Mod using U.FL SMT connector http://www.instructables.com/id/TP-LINK-TL-MR3040-Antenna-Mod-Using-UFL-SMT-Connec/
TP-LINK TL-MR3040 Antenna Mod using U.FL SMT connector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SMALL.jpg the_plaid_scientist Wanted to expand the range of my MR3040 by adding an external antenna via a new SMT U.FL connector and RP-SMA pigtail. No fancy tools or special training required to build.I've also done the WR703Nhttp://www.instructables.com/id/TP-LINK-TL-WR703N-Antenna-Mod-Using-UFL-SMT-Connec/ Gather Materials ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 19:18:35 PST
Motor Driver Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-Module/
Motor Driver Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/NJ2I/ILWLB961/F48NJ2IILWLB961.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/NJ2I/ILWLB961/F48NJ2IILWLB961.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/NJ2I/ILWLB961/F48NJ2IILWLB961.SMALL.jpg ammar Khalil Hi guys.This is my first Instructable , Hope you'll like it.In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to make a motor driver module for just $1 and few Buks. Its very easy to make ,but all you need is some basic Soldering skills. If you are expert in making PCB and designing layout for your boa...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 11:12:35 PST
Making Double-Sided PCB with Heat Toner Transfer Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Double-Sided-PCB-With-Heart-Toner-Transfer-/
Making Double-Sided PCB with Heat Toner Transfer Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/4L68/IJYUZQCZ/F8O4L68IJYUZQCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/4L68/IJYUZQCZ/F8O4L68IJYUZQCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/4L68/IJYUZQCZ/F8O4L68IJYUZQCZ.SMALL.jpg saharaupro Making pouch with printed paper and put copper board into there is the popular method for aligning.The transferred toner on The Heat Toner Transfer Paper is easily comes off when rubes each other or be rubbed by copper board.So, making pouch method is not good method.http://neo-sahara.com/wp/d-sided...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 08:02:05 PST
Making PCB with Heat Toner Transfer Paper and Laminator. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-PCB-With-Heart-Toner-Transfer-Paper-and-Lam/
Making PCB with Heat Toner Transfer Paper and Laminator. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/HIW1/IK2V2BTA/FK2HIW1IK2V2BTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/HIW1/IK2V2BTA/FK2HIW1IK2V2BTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/HIW1/IK2V2BTA/FK2HIW1IK2V2BTA.SMALL.jpg saharaupro There are many ways to make PCB.My favorite method is with Heat Toner Transfer Paper and Laminator.http://neo-sahara.com/wp/heart_toner_transfer Cut the copper board and clean the surface. Print PCB pattern on paper with draft mode.Put the Heat Toner Transfer Paper on printed draft image and...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 03:02:32 PST
DIY Soldering Station W/ Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soldering-Station-W-Fume-Extractor/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 10:23:24 PST
How to Make a Mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Battery-Powered-Soldering-Iron/
How to Make a Mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/OHXY/IJQONG1Y/F0LOHXYIJQONG1Y.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHrDLSy_ojk&feature=youtu.be To do a mini Battery Powered Soldering Iron you need!!! In today’s video I am going to show how to make a DIY mini soldering iron that runs on two AA batteries. It is very easy and cost friendly to make such an emergency DIY soldering...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:54:55 PST
Remove the Soldered SMD Parts without Damage from PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-the-Soldered-Parts-Without-Damage-From-PCB/
Remove the Soldered SMD Parts without Damage from PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/L2ZH/IJSUZJVR/F8YL2ZHIJSUZJVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/L2ZH/IJSUZJVR/F8YL2ZHIJSUZJVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/L2ZH/IJSUZJVR/F8YL2ZHIJSUZJVR.SMALL.jpg saharaupro Remove some SMD parts from junk PCBs and reuse them is reasonable for hobbyist. I use a plate of used razor.It is very thin and tough. Heat and melt the solder then insert the razor plate between the pin of part and foot print. There are no heat stress and no damage.And It is very easy...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 00:08:56 PST
Very simple soldering stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-Soldering-Stand/
Very simple soldering stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/MIVA/IJLTZ5BB/F5RMIVAIJLTZ5BB.SMALL.jpg AntekS Here I show You how to make iron soldering stand using only paper clip and candle. And you can make it under 2 minutes! Preparing paper clip First You must bend paper clip like on photo, then heat lower "legs" over fire (I used lighter). Finishing When lower part of paper clip is hot (don't to...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:10:47 PST
How to Make a MINI Spot Welder for Cheap / 12 V http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-MINI-Spot-Welder-for-Cheap-12-V/
How to Make a MINI Spot Welder for Cheap / 12 V - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/QJ8M/IJG00JK7/F2LQJ8MIJG00JK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/QJ8M/IJG00JK7/F2LQJ8MIJG00JK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/QJ8M/IJG00JK7/F2LQJ8MIJG00JK7.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gk3vrKc4Y1w&feature=youtu.be To do a MINI Spot Welder for Cheap / 12 V you need!!! In today's video I'm going to show you a cool idea on how to make a simple welding device, a spot (contact) welding to be more exact. Step by step!!! It won't take lots of trouble...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 06:52:48 PST
Cheapest & Effective Fumes Extractor for Soldering works http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Effective-Fumes-Extractor-for-Soldering-W/
Cheapest & Effective Fumes Extractor for Soldering works - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/FLOP/IJ0EK7GC/F0MFLOPIJ0EK7GC.SMALL.jpg AbhishekR1 Cheapest fumes extractor you have ever seen.when we have to do some soldering work,we use soldering wire, but the fumes comes from that wire during soldering are very toxic to our lungs.So this is the best product to extract those toxic gas which is coming from soldering wire. Required Parts Requ...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 21:11:42 PST
Replacing a USB Connector on Galaxy S3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-USB-Connector-on-Galaxy-S3/
Replacing a USB Connector on Galaxy S3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/F2PZ/IIYZ3SJV/FMCF2PZIIYZ3SJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/F2PZ/IIYZ3SJV/FMCF2PZIIYZ3SJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/F2PZ/IIYZ3SJV/FMCF2PZIIYZ3SJV.SMALL.jpg bwetman This instructable will make your life easier for USB replacement on Galaxy S3 smart phones as well as others (may need a slightly differently-configured stencil). You will need the following:Replacement USB stencilReplacement USBSoldering ironHot air or IR heating sourcePaste fluxSoldering braidIsop...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 11:23:54 PST
Inline Wire Splicing http://www.instructables.com/id/Inline-Wire-Splicing/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 09:14:03 PST
Join Wires Together Efficiently http://www.instructables.com/id/Join-Wires-Together-Efficiently/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 23:24:11 PST
Third Hand of the Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Hand-of-the-Tripod/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:24:44 PST
POOR MANS SOLDER POT http://www.instructables.com/id/POOR-MANS-SOLDER-POT/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 08:48:04 PST
Cheap DIY Soldering Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Soldering-Fan/
Cheap DIY Soldering Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JN9D/IHQK0D9Z/FZUJN9DIHQK0D9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JN9D/IHQK0D9Z/FZUJN9DIHQK0D9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JN9D/IHQK0D9Z/FZUJN9DIHQK0D9Z.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech When solder is heated the rosin core burns and releases many hazardous chemicals in gaseous form, this includes formaldehyde, acetone, isopropyl, styrene, benzene, and many other bad fumes. These fumes can cause many health problems including asthma, bronchitis, and and headaches. Luckily, the...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 11:30:52 PST
Solder station helping hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-station-helping-hand/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:09:36 PST
How to etch a PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-etch-a-PCB-1/
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:20:05 PST
Ventilated soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/Ventilated-soldering-station/
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:26:15 PST
Perfboard Solder Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfboard-Solder-Pads/
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 17:29:47 PST
Super simple and cheap soldering helping hand. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-and-cheap-soldering-helping-hand/
Super simple and cheap soldering helping hand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/90KD/IGO18PVY/FFC90KDIGO18PVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/90KD/IGO18PVY/FFC90KDIGO18PVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/90KD/IGO18PVY/FFC90KDIGO18PVY.SMALL.jpg TrueDIY First of all, this is my first instructable and my Engilsh is not so good, so i will keep it cleen and simple.This is a quick to build gadget that can save you lots of nerves, and the best part is there is a great chance you have all those things laying around your house. And its nearly free.. Wha...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 11:57:09 PST
Magnavox VBP3900 Repair/Teardown http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnavox-VBP3900-RepairTeardown/
Magnavox VBP3900 Repair/Teardown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/Q83Z/IGJR3ZUG/F2SQ83ZIGJR3ZUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/Q83Z/IGJR3ZUG/F2SQ83ZIGJR3ZUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/Q83Z/IGJR3ZUG/F2SQ83ZIGJR3ZUG.SMALL.jpg IHateCheese The DVD player, ready for disassembly. Please excuse the very messy bench. :PThis DVD player, made 12 years ago, is the subject of my first 'ible. I have been having power jack troubles for some time, so I decided "why not fix it?" Crack her open! There are four screws on the bottom, SOMEHOW not ...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 07:54:50 PST
Bench type power supply cables from salvaged parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-type-power-supply-cables-from-salvaged-parts/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 12:46:06 PST
Soldering iron holder from brick http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-iron-holder-from-brick/
Soldering iron holder from brick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/BQ0U/IGFGOQLV/F49BQ0UIGFGOQLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/BQ0U/IGFGOQLV/F49BQ0UIGFGOQLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/BQ0U/IGFGOQLV/F49BQ0UIGFGOQLV.SMALL.jpg ArcaneUmbra Welcome everyone, this is my first Instructable so I hope you guys like it.Intro:Today I will be showing you all how to build a soldering iron holder from a brick, a coat-hanger, and a few other bits and pieces you can find laying around the house.What you will need:Materials: A brick A coat-han...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 06:19:24 PST
Left Handed 1950's Style Telecaster Wiring http://www.instructables.com/id/Left-Handed-1950s-Style-Telecaster-Wiring/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 03:44:39 PDT
make soldering iron stand at home. http://www.instructables.com/id/make-soldering-iron-stand-at-home/
make soldering iron stand at home. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIM/C74P/IG415EA3/FIMC74PIG415EA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIM/C74P/IG415EA3/FIMC74PIG415EA3.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIM/C74P/IG415EA3/FIMC74PIG415EA3.SMALL.jpg Chauhan Vivek R make it.....very easy..... recycle the old speaker.. remove the magnet carefully... take thick wire and fold it spiral shape.and fix it back to the speaker.
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 05:14:18 PDT
Fume blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Fume-blower/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 05:57:12 PDT
DIY Soldering Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soldering-Helping-Hands/
DIY Soldering Helping Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/5KVW/IE7A8EC6/FBS5KVWIE7A8EC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/5KVW/IE7A8EC6/FBS5KVWIE7A8EC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/5KVW/IE7A8EC6/FBS5KVWIE7A8EC6.SMALL.jpg gulshan77 The best way to do soldering of the electronics components is helping hands. With he help of the helping hands you not only get the comfort of the soldering also get fine quality of soldering.In this simple DIY soldering helping hands you need only the following material :2 x Aligator clips2 x stron...
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 14:35:43 PDT
Aluminum Foundry and Crucible http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Foundry-and-Crucible/
Aluminum Foundry and Crucible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/5MGJ/IFWRP7VH/FYW5MGJIFWRP7VH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/5MGJ/IFWRP7VH/FYW5MGJIFWRP7VH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/5MGJ/IFWRP7VH/FYW5MGJIFWRP7VH.SMALL.jpg AlexanderM36 Buy Plaster of Paris, play sand, a 5 gallon bucket made of steel, a 2.5 qt bucket made of plastic, two U bolts, a hair dryer, one inch steel piping that is 2 feet long, a fire extinguisher, two eye hole screws, .75 inch pvc piping, one t-joint made of pvc, one homer bucket, two pvc couplings, and fo...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 05:53:14 PDT
How to make Mini Gas solderer out of the lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Mini-Gas-solderer-out-of-the-lighter/
How to make Mini Gas solderer out of the lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/NCX6/IFSJQ782/F69NCX6IFSJQ782.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack Solderer is a very useful thing, but it won't be there when you need it for soldering only one wire. In this video I'm going to tell you how to make a solderer out of the lighter offhand.VIDEO & PHOTO INSTRUCTABLEShttps://youtu.be/MAu8-txmao4 WHAT DO WE NEED for making a mini gas solderer? Lighte...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:23:51 PDT
The Fixed Soldering Iron Method - Solder Wires And Components Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fixed-Soldering-Iron-Method-Solder-Wires-And-C/
The Fixed Soldering Iron Method - Solder Wires And Components Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4HDB/IFPMM3SL/FC24HDBIFPMM3SL.SMALL.jpg Chein Soldering is fairly straightforward when you're attaching components to a board, but quickly becomes tricky when you need to solder components and wires with each other.For situations like that, you'll need a tool called a "helping hand" to assist in the soldering process. It's job is to hold and a...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 04:34:10 PDT
Remove Perf Board Components http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Perf-Board-Components/
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:19:21 PDT
Solder LED Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-LED-Fume-Extractor/
Solder LED Fume Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0OW4/IF9U52RB/FMU0OW4IF9U52RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0OW4/IF9U52RB/FMU0OW4IF9U52RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0OW4/IF9U52RB/FMU0OW4IF9U52RB.SMALL.jpg lor123 Hello,I made this fume extractor because I didn't want to inhale the toxic fume's that are released when soldering.I had made a fume extractor al long while ago, but the platform that it was standing on wasn't reliable and would fall a lot. The platform that this one is standing on is very stable.I ...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2015 12:06:30 PDT
5 min Soldering Iron Base http://www.instructables.com/id/5-min-Soldering-Iron-Base/
5 min Soldering Iron Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/TDRL/IE7J7MPR/FAITDRLIE7J7MPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/TDRL/IE7J7MPR/FAITDRLIE7J7MPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/TDRL/IE7J7MPR/FAITDRLIE7J7MPR.SMALL.jpg oliveira.igorm This is a simple and easy to make base for a soldering iron made in about 5 minutes or less! Materials You will only need:●A 4x2 wooden block●A metal spring (I got mine from an umbrella) ●3 cable clips/nails And a hammer as the only tool. Hammering All you have to do is hammer the cable clips...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 15:33:06 PDT
Basic modifiable soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-modifiable-soldering-station/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 13:46:43 PDT