Helping hand (tool)


Helping hand (tool)

A helping hand, helping hands, or third hand is a type of jig used in soldering and craftwork. A commonly produced version consists of a weighted base, arms ending in alligator clips, and optionally a magnifying glass, held together by flexible joints. The clips are used to hold a light workpiece in place while the joints allow the user to change the position or angle.

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* [http://www.kk.org/cooltools/archives/001212.php Cool Tools: Third Hand]
* [http://www.streettech.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=1236&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0 Street Tech: Third Hand Gets DIY Finger Grafts]


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