Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - soldering http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:48:57 PST BLOX v1.01 make solder pen http://www.instructables.com/id/make-solder-pen/
make solder pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/TV7X/I3TH6NK4/FN1TV7XI3TH6NK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/TV7X/I3TH6NK4/FN1TV7XI3TH6NK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/TV7X/I3TH6NK4/FN1TV7XI3TH6NK4.SMALL.jpg yhdesai In this instructable, you will learn how to me a solder pen. While soldering, lead gets heated and burns our hands. So I made this solder pen to get rid of the burns. Tools required BOM (bill of materials):solder ball point pengel penspring Step 1 Take ball point pen and remove its refill. you...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:11:19 PST
DIY Make Soldering Iron Pencil Head http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-Soldering-Iron-Pencil-Head/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:19:44 PST
Solderdoodle Pro 2.0: USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderdoodle-Pro-20-USB-Rechargeable-Soldering-Iro/
Solderdoodle Pro 2.0: USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/E6DZ/I3PJR6UG/FJEE6DZI3PJR6UG.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/solderdoodle-pro-20-usb-rechargeable-soldering-iroSolderdoodle Pro 2.0 is a portable, cordless, USB rechargeable soldering iron with improv...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:40:16 PST
Joining Electrical Components with Rubber Tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/Joining-Electrical-Components-with-Rubber-Tubing/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 08:44:54 PST
How to solder: Beginners, Welcome! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solder-Beginners-Welcome/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 08:24:24 PST
MidiBastl DIN sync mod! http://www.instructables.com/id/MidiBastl-DIN-sync-mod/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:06:00 PST
Build the B.O.S.I.-1(Battery Operated Soldering Iron) With A Integrated Solder Dispenser! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-BOSI-1Battery-Operated-Soldering-Iron-Wi/
Build the B.O.S.I.-1(Battery Operated Soldering Iron) With A Integrated Solder Dispenser! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1JUZ/I34DWYVG/F981JUZI34DWYVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1JUZ/I34DWYVG/F981JUZI34DWYVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1JUZ/I34DWYVG/F981JUZI34DWYVG.SMALL.jpg SubDude350 A Soldering Iron is a great tool for any shop. It can "glue" together copper wires and can solder components on to circuit boards. You can even do copper pipe! But what if you don't have a power outlet near your favorite soldering spot? That is where the B.O.S.I.-1 comes in. The B.O.S.I.-1 is a sold...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 13:33:47 PST
FumeFan Medi, Max & Max PRO KITs Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Medi-Max-Max-PRO-KITs-Fume-Extractor-Assem/
FumeFan Medi, Max & Max PRO KITs Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SMALL.gif hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Medi, Max or Max PRO KIT step by step.Start with getting th...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:16:29 PST
Make Your Soldering Tip Like New http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Soldering-Tip-New/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:15:50 PST
Installing a Killswitch into a guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Killswitch-into-a-guitar/
Installing a Killswitch into a guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/SR0B/I2S6MZHX/FSQSR0BI2S6MZHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/SR0B/I2S6MZHX/FSQSR0BI2S6MZHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/SR0B/I2S6MZHX/FSQSR0BI2S6MZHX.SMALL.jpg EricKlimaMusic Aint that Kelly a beauty? Now I'm gonna show you how I got that killswitch in there. About That Hole... To give you a little back story on how this nightmare happened, I had a 1/4" hole already drilled into the guitar from a different button I installed months ago. For the new button I needed 5/8...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:26:22 PST
Repair Input Jack on Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Input-Jack-on-Guitar/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 02:23:21 PST
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Lite-KIT-Fume-Extractor-Assembly-Instructi/
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Lite KIT step by step.Start with getting the following: So...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:57:15 PDT
Soldering helping hands with fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-helping-hands-whit-fan/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:30:21 PDT
PSU soldering station http://www.instructables.com/id/PSU-soldering-station/
PSU soldering station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/JJAC/I1C42L8A/FVRJJACI1C42L8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/JJAC/I1C42L8A/FVRJJACI1C42L8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/JJAC/I1C42L8A/FVRJJACI1C42L8A.SMALL.jpg A-N-A A soldering station from trash can be fun things needed A old PSU with top or without top switch led 1n 4007 diode 56k ohm resistorscrubber assembling parts the diode and resistor are for led indication and enjoy improvements I added a socket with switch and led for glue gun
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:49:34 PDT
Soldering headers without drilling holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-headers-without-drilling-holes/
Soldering headers without drilling holes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/XPRU/I1019O7A/FH4XPRUI1019O7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/XPRU/I1019O7A/FH4XPRUI1019O7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/XPRU/I1019O7A/FH4XPRUI1019O7A.SMALL.jpg rampadc Unless you have a drill press, drilling holes for homemade PCBs is a hassle. Not only the drill bit is quite fragile at 0.9mm in diameter, drilling holes off-center would also throw off alignment, making it difficult to insert and solder. Since I mostly work with SMD components, using through hole h...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 06:37:55 PDT
Soldering Helping Hand and more http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Helping-Hand-and-more/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 15:59:33 PDT
Mini solder and copper swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-solder-and-copper-swords/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:24:08 PDT
Shoestring Retro Style Cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoestring-Retro-Style-Cables/
Shoestring Retro Style Cables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/BH17/I0LDOCVF/FFBBH17I0LDOCVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/BH17/I0LDOCVF/FFBBH17I0LDOCVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/BH17/I0LDOCVF/FFBBH17I0LDOCVF.SMALL.jpg danjovic This instructable shows you how to make amazing looking retro style cabling using ordinary shoestring. Materials and Tools You will need the following materials. Shoestring (or paracord);Coaxial cable; 2 Connectors;And at least the following toolsSoldering IronPliersCutting PliersSharp KnifeAlway...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 17:26:16 PDT
Learning To Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-To-Solder/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:34:45 PDT
How to Solder: Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Tips-and-Tricks-1/
How to Solder: Tips and Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/M91P/I03OCH92/FO2M91PI03OCH92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/M91P/I03OCH92/FO2M91PI03OCH92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/M91P/I03OCH92/FO2M91PI03OCH92.SMALL.jpg jutinfoster15 This tutorial will outline how to properly solder and use all of the tools necessary to solder. Soldering is the process of joining metals by melting solder into a joint using an Soldering Iron. Once the melted solder cools in the joint, it hardens, joining the metals. This guide focuses on the basi...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:07:11 PDT
How To Solder: Tips/Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solder-TipsTricks/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:09:08 PDT
PCB Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Repair/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:59:54 PDT
Introduction To Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-To-Soldering/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:08:15 PDT
How to tab 6x6 solar cells http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tab-6x6-solar-cells/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:40:28 PDT
solder fume extractor my way http://www.instructables.com/id/solder-fume-extractor-my-way/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:45:52 PDT
Uses of Different Soldering Iron Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Uses-of-Different-Soldering-Iron-Tips/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:14:51 PDT
Flyback transformer tesla coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Flyback-transformet-tesla-coil/
Flyback transformer tesla coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5ZAB/HX7P48BP/FHC5ZABHX7P48BP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5ZAB/HX7P48BP/FHC5ZABHX7P48BP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5ZAB/HX7P48BP/FHC5ZABHX7P48BP.SMALL.jpg TK175672 There are not many (any that i found) instructions to make a flyback powered tesla coil. so i decided to make one.(note first time making an instructable)Not my picture :P but if you use a computer power supply (building mine now will update when done.) you may get arcs about that sizeI will also be...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 16:02:50 PDT
Surface Mount Soldering (Pinoccio touch sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Surface-Mount-Soldering-Pinoccio-touch-sensor/
Surface Mount Soldering (Pinoccio touch sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/JLSR/HX5058HL/FPPJLSRHX5058HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/JLSR/HX5058HL/FPPJLSRHX5058HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/JLSR/HX5058HL/FPPJLSRHX5058HL.SMALL.jpg alexglow A couple of years ago, I posted a Beginner's Guide to Solder Paste. I've now learned how to attach surface-mount components with a soldering iron, so here's an update!Check out the video above for the general technique. (We're using a Pinoccio capacitive touch sensor in the demo, and here are the fu...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 18:27:49 PDT
USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron: Solderdoodle Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderdoodle-Open-Source-USB-Rechargeable-Solderin/
USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron: Solderdoodle Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/4LY2/HX50394F/FOO4LY2HX50394F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/4LY2/HX50394F/FOO4LY2HX50394F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/4LY2/HX50394F/FOO4LY2HX50394F.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/solderdoodle-pro-20-usb-rechargeable-soldering-iroSolderdoodle Pro is a portable, cordless, USB rechargeable soldering iron. It is based of...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 15:53:41 PDT
How to make Hand Made PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Hand-Made-PCB/
How to make Hand Made PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/Z325/HWX4EOTT/FY7Z325HWX4EOTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/Z325/HWX4EOTT/FY7Z325HWX4EOTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/Z325/HWX4EOTT/FY7Z325HWX4EOTT.SMALL.jpg chetanrobozz Robozz LabToday We are gonna teach you how to make a hand made pcb(printed circuit board).Step one : Firstly cut that pcb as par your pcb print size.Contact Us: CORPORATE (INDORE )ROBOZZ LAB, 2nd FLOOR , SUNDERAM COMPLEX, BHAWARKUA INDORE- 452001 Mob.: +91-8253-011-002 , +91-7806-093-134 Mail Us: ro...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 04:15:48 PDT
Making a Third Hand with Lego Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Third-Hand-with-Lego-Parts/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:24:35 PDT
How to solder a bullet connector with a torch or lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solder-a-bullet-connector-with-a-torch-or-l/
How to solder a bullet connector with a torch or lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CC4K/HW37LTPN/FHXCC4KHW37LTPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CC4K/HW37LTPN/FHXCC4KHW37LTPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/CC4K/HW37LTPN/FHXCC4KHW37LTPN.SMALL.jpg MaxPower1977 Here is a video showing how I solder bullet connectors, I find using this method fast and easy, no soldering iron required. This works well for me and hope it helps out any newbies out there starting out. The connectors I am soldering are the popular 3.5mm but this can be applied to any connec...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 09:40:39 PDT
Vibration Motor Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibration-Motor-Hack/
Vibration Motor Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/KGGW/HVKM8JTV/FQZKGGWHVKM8JTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/KGGW/HVKM8JTV/FQZKGGWHVKM8JTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/KGGW/HVKM8JTV/FQZKGGWHVKM8JTV.SMALL.jpg gacquaviva Have you ever needed a vibration motor, but realized for a heavy duty one they aren't very cheap?. Well I found a simple solution to adding your own weight to a motor. You simply have to connect a outside of the nut that is a reasonable size and weight onto the motor rotor. To connect the nut to the...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 10:58:45 PDT
Making Stencil for Soldering Using Silhouette Cameo, or How to convert bitmap (bmp, jpg, pdf, etc.) to vector (svg or dxf) format. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Stencil-for-Soldering-Using-Silhouette-Came/
Making Stencil for Soldering Using Silhouette Cameo, or How to convert bitmap (bmp, jpg, pdf, etc.) to vector (svg or dxf) format. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/6IJJ/HUU1G6AS/FUN6IJJHUU1G6AS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/6IJJ/HUU1G6AS/FUN6IJJHUU1G6AS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/6IJJ/HUU1G6AS/FUN6IJJHUU1G6AS.SMALL.jpg JouleTime The Silhouette Studio http://http://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software/silhouette-studio software is used to program the Silhouette Cameo cutter. It has its own proprietary file format, called .studio or .studio3. The software can also import .SVG and .DXF file formats. Once these files are imported...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 19:22:53 PDT
Jig for safely soldering stone set jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Jig-for-safely-soldering-stone-set-jewelry/
Jig for safely soldering stone set jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/ASJ6/HUIWKFHI/F40ASJ6HUIWKFHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/ASJ6/HUIWKFHI/F40ASJ6HUIWKFHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/ASJ6/HUIWKFHI/F40ASJ6HUIWKFHI.SMALL.jpg veeguy When you are working with stone set rings or other stone set jewelry, you run the risk of damaging or even shattering the stones.  Most stones don't handle heat very well, even diamond or the premier colored precious family of stones (ruby, sapphire, emerald) can easily shatter or even outright burn...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:10:15 PDT
DIY SELF ACTIVATED PRIVATE UNIVERSE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SELF-ACTIVATED-PRIVATE-UNIVERSE/
DIY SELF ACTIVATED PRIVATE UNIVERSE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/XJ1D/HUFW2WMB/FWBXJ1DHUFW2WMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/XJ1D/HUFW2WMB/FWBXJ1DHUFW2WMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/XJ1D/HUFW2WMB/FWBXJ1DHUFW2WMB.SMALL.jpg rahns.ra This is my very first ever Instructables upload so please, be gentle with me. I made this for a small gallery space at an ARI called Constance in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, and was specifically designed to be activated when people look into a mirror and see their own reflection. The conceptual pre...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:54:46 PDT
DIY tin blowing pen. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tin-blowing-pen/
DIY tin blowing pen. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OTS6/HUBWO2FR/F5OOTS6HUBWO2FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OTS6/HUBWO2FR/F5OOTS6HUBWO2FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OTS6/HUBWO2FR/F5OOTS6HUBWO2FR.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 Sometimes desoldering electronic components with more than two or three legs can be a pain, specially without the right tools, that's why I made this MacGyver style "pen" that blows a high pressure blast of air to the hot tin, making it disappear from the leads of the component. It works as a spud ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:40:51 PDT
Light Up Die http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Die/
Light Up Die - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/LFV2/HU1RY0XW/FW6LFV2HU1RY0XW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/LFV2/HU1RY0XW/FW6LFV2HU1RY0XW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/LFV2/HU1RY0XW/FW6LFV2HU1RY0XW.SMALL.jpg Knuckle_Head8 This is a tutorial on how to make a dice that has numbers which light up. Hence light up dice. Materials 21 LEDs of any color Box of paper clips  Soldering Iron Pliers 9 Volt battery Dice Using Solidworks Then drill holes the size of your LED lights on the proper sides. I should resemble an ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:41:18 PDT
Soldering Station using OLD PSU Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Station-using-OLD-PSU-Case/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 07:25:02 PDT
Repair your worn soldering tip (or make a new one) with household things http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-your-worn-soldering-tip-or-make-a-new-one-w/
Repair your worn soldering tip (or make a new one) with household things - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/S4HT/HT4QOZ6V/FO9S4HTHT4QOZ6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/S4HT/HT4QOZ6V/FO9S4HTHT4QOZ6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/S4HT/HT4QOZ6V/FO9S4HTHT4QOZ6V.SMALL.gif Szabolcs In this instructable I will show you how you can repair your old soldering tip! If you have 3-6mm diameter copper rod you can even make a new one. What you need: -Old soldering tip OR you can use a thick copper wire (most soldering tips' diameter is 3-6mm, it is easy to find a wire with that diamete...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 16:17:57 PDT
Hot Glue Headphone Jack Repair / Splicing http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Headphone-Jack-Repair-Splicing/
Hot Glue Headphone Jack Repair / Splicing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/Q59C/HSPP70NA/FP4Q59CHSPP70NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/Q59C/HSPP70NA/FP4Q59CHSPP70NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/Q59C/HSPP70NA/FP4Q59CHSPP70NA.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov This instructable shows how to do headphone jack repair or splicing using hot glue, soldering skills, and some fire. What could possibly go wrong? Prepare Materials In this step, make sure you have materials ready. In this case I'm splicing an unused RCA auto cable to a 2.5 mm audio jack. This wa...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:19:06 PDT
Repair an LCD monitor with back light issues http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-an-LCD-monitor-with-back-light-issues/
Repair an LCD monitor with back light issues - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/2L1X/HSGFTOHX/FD52L1XHSGFTOHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/2L1X/HSGFTOHX/FD52L1XHSGFTOHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/2L1X/HSGFTOHX/FD52L1XHSGFTOHX.SMALL.jpg jpetersen13 This Instructable will show you how to disassemble a monitor for repair, as well as the repair itself. In this Instructable, I will be working with an HP F1703 monitor which has developed cold solder joints and has caused an issue where the back light of the lcd monitor will only be be on for (more ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 00:22:00 PST
Soldering fume extractor arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-fume-extractor-arm/
Soldering fume extractor arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/J0H2/HSE94F53/FG9J0H2HSE94F53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/J0H2/HSE94F53/FG9J0H2HSE94F53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/J0H2/HSE94F53/FG9J0H2HSE94F53.SMALL.jpg mayfair2005 Hi everyone, this is my first Instructable so please let me know if anything should be changed :) So i decided it was time to update my ghetto helping hand work station and decided to go with the coolant hose style but that left me with a problem of having no fume extractor handy, a quick search...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 23:51:20 PST
The solder cube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-solder-cube/
The solder cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/TD47/HS5OUYCP/F24TD47HS5OUYCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/TD47/HS5OUYCP/F24TD47HS5OUYCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/TD47/HS5OUYCP/F24TD47HS5OUYCP.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon Although small this candy tin sized work station will get the job done with its two alligator clips to hold your circuit boards or your wires while you soldering. I used an old sponge for the lid (because I lost mine) to allow you to clean your soldering irons tip after using it. Also the hollow ins...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:11:55 PST
How to make a Molex Power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Molex-Power-supply/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:07:33 PST
Instant Helping Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Helping-Hand/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 05:08:00 PST
KP point welder http://www.instructables.com/id/KP-point-welder/
KP point welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/WLPK/HS0D8RZ2/F9XWLPKHS0D8RZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/WLPK/HS0D8RZ2/F9XWLPKHS0D8RZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/WLPK/HS0D8RZ2/F9XWLPKHS0D8RZ2.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik This a story is about how I made a point welding transformer. I found an old E-form, 220/24V transformer which had as secondary winding a wire 3mm in diameter. The idea was to replace that with a different winding. Disassembling was easy. First, I tried to get a smaller number of windings on s...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:31:47 PST
Making Paper Soldering Stencils for Electronic Circuit Boards by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Paper-Soldering-Stencils-for-Electronic-Cir/
Making Paper Soldering Stencils for Electronic Circuit Boards by Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/P6G4/HS0D415J/FROP6G4HS0D415J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/P6G4/HS0D415J/FROP6G4HS0D415J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/P6G4/HS0D415J/FROP6G4HS0D415J.SMALL.jpg JouleTime Soldering surface mounted components is both easy and hard. Easy because the small size make the leads heat quickly and draw in the solder. The solder is also drawn to the pads. This can help center and align the components. As the solder is pulled to the pads at either end, the part is slight ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:31:38 PST
Roll your own patch cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-your-own-patch-cables/
Roll your own patch cables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/AHFR/HRWNC617/FX0AHFRHRWNC617.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/AHFR/HRWNC617/FX0AHFRHRWNC617.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/AHFR/HRWNC617/FX0AHFRHRWNC617.SMALL.jpg HAL 9000 Buying effects pedal cables is a pain. They're overpriced and generally cheaply made, unless you spring for even more expensive units (yes, I'm complaining about spending like ten bucks). The make-your-own kits are a little better, but those solderless connections never work for me. So I made a few ...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:28:17 PST
Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Sign/
Backlit Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/GE0S/HRTWLNME/FH2GE0SHRTWLNME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/GE0S/HRTWLNME/FH2GE0SHRTWLNME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/GE0S/HRTWLNME/FH2GE0SHRTWLNME.SMALL.jpg HeWhoMakesStuff I was commissioned to build a sign for a friend. I was given the text, (Strong Independent Woman Needs No Man) and a price limit of 100$. I had recently bought a Silhouette Portrait and wanted to use it to create the text. I also wanted to work with the flexible LED strips I had found. I pulled toge...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:50:34 PST