How Do You Make A Solder Gun Holder?

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How Do You Make A Solder Gun Holder?

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Soldering stations are nice luxuries, but not if it means spending a luxury price. The key essential that accompanies all soldering stations is the coiled steel soldering iron holder. The coiled design is important in dissipating the heat coming off of your soldering iron’s tip while not being used, and also to prevent the tip from burning your work surface. Rather than spending a luxury price, a soldering iron holder can be made with simple household items you may already have available. Drill a 1/4-inch-deep hole into the wooden dowel, about one inch from either end of the dowel, using a 1/8 inch drill bit–or a bit of the same size as your coat hanger wire’s diameter. Stretch the coat hanger and bend until straight. Using the needle-nose pliers, bend 1/4-inch of the coat hanger, at either end, to a 90-degree angle and insert the angled stub into the hole previously drilled into the dowel. Wrap the coat hanger wire in a spiraled coil pattern on the dowel, leaving about 1/4-inch of sp

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