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How to get solder to stick. Tips show the easy way to make solder joints on large areas of galvanized metal and in copper tubing.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1976 (v.54#4) pg. J24 (128+)

Soldering techniques for electronics.
BYTE Sep 1979 (v.4#9) pg. 84

A guide to the craft of soldering. Tips on soldering plumbing pipe, brazing, silver soldering, and aluminum soldering.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1979 (v.3#3) pg. 36

The ABC's of soldering. Basics of working with plumbing and electrical soldering jobs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1989 (v.12#6) pg. 41

What's new in soldering. Looks at solder, tools and techniques.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1987 (v.43#3) pg. 34

The basics of soldering miniatures. Plans for three wire and metal projects that teach varying techniques. (1) Three-legged stand with plant hanger. (2) Planter stand with decorative side panels, planter box and an overhead support for a hanger. (3) Elegant bird cage stand.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES May 1998 (v.28#5) pg. 36
Added Info DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Jul 1998 (v.28#7) pg. 8

Soldering methods, materials and tools reviewed.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Jun 1971 (v.85#6) pg. 45

Tips on good layout, assembly and soldering of electronic projects.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1966 (v.2#3) pg. 49

Tips on repairing kitchen utensils with solder.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #82 Oct 1964 (v.14#5) pg. 61

How to repair broken parts with silver solder.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #196 Feb 1979 (v.29#2) pg. 18

Tips on soldering. A short course from a professional.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #223 Nov 1981 (v.31#9) pg. 108

The fine art of soldering. Tips on making miniature brass, copper or tin parts to provide more realism than plastic parts.
FINESCALE MODELER Dec 1989 (v.7#8) pg. 30

Tip: How to keep solder from "flowing" onto an undesired area, or to keep nearby solder from melting when making repairs.
GEMS & MINERALS #483 Jan 1978 pg. 20

Tip: A simple device made to feed wire solder to the work while silver soldering.
GEMS & MINERALS #498 Apr 1979 pg. 74

Tip: How to solder together two resistors using the smallest possible leads.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Summer 1985 (v.2#5) pg. 92

How to solder like an expert.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1978 (v.2#9) pg. 47

Tip: Use a length of old garden hose to hold wires for soldering.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1985 (v.10#8) pg. 19

How to solder anything.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 88

Tip: Unsolderable materials may be bonded with solder by using a grinder equipped with an abrasive grinding wheel which is charged with solder.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1981 (v.70#4) pg. 53

Soldering photo-etched brass details used in model making.
IPMS/USA JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1999 (v.11#5) pg. 31

Tip: Use scrap titanium as pokers to move snippets of solder.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1989 (v.43#9) pg. 101

Soldering flux. Advice on the selection and use of both liquid and paste flux.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Apr 1999 (v.53#1) pg. 18
Added Info LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1999 (v.53#3) pg. 18

Solder joints and placement. Procedures for making the three basic types of solder joints (sweat, strip, and butt).
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1999 (v.53#9) pg. 23

Soldering: a pilot's primer. An introduction to soldering techniques used by the aviation industry.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE May 1989 (v.11#5) pg. 14

Instructions for doing metal-to-metal soldering such as is done on eavestroughing, heat ducts, etc.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #485 Oct 1968 (v.64) pg. 102

Introduction to resistance soldering.
MODEL RAILROADER Apr 1992 (v.59#4) pg. 112

Soldering with a torch. Using a primary tool for scratchbuilding brass locomotive models.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1993 (v.60#6) pg. 94

Tip on cleaning flux from solder joints.
MODEL RAILROADER Nov 1993 (v.60#11) pg. 130

Soldering techniques for the model railroader. Part 1. Using miniature soldering irons and cored solder.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 552

Soldering techniques for the model railroader. Part 2. Heat and cleanliness.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Nov 1992 (v.9#11) pg. 636

Soldering techniques for the model railroader. Part 3. Alternative tools and materials.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Dec 1992 (v.9#12) pg. 718

Soldering techniques for the model railroader. Part 4. Alternative methods for getting solder into a joint.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 66

Soldering techniques for the model railroader. Part 5. Soldering up an etched brass wagon kit.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 66

Soldering techniques for the model railroader. Part 6. Soldering whitemetal.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Mar 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 60

Soldering techniques for the model railroader. Part 7. Soldering locomotive bodies and correcting mistakes.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 60

Tips on applying solder cream to surface-mount technology devices.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1988 (v.5#10) pg. 7

Making good soldered connections on electronic projects.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1967 (v.27#1) pg. 53

Solder and soldering. What goes into a good electrical connection.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1973 (v.3#3) pg. 47

Tip: Prevent heat or static damage when soldering IC's by pushing all of the pins through a few sheets of aluminum foil prior to soldering.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1977 (v.12#1) pg. 92

Successful soldering of electronic circuits. Helpful tips on materials, tools and techniques.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1981 (v.19#9) pg. 67

How to solder electrical and electronic wiring.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1974 (v.142#1) pg. 104

Tip: How to tin aluminum so that it can be soldered.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1978 (v.150#1) pg. 22

How to solder-splice and use heat-shrink tubing.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1983 (v.159#5) pg. 152

The four rules for soft soldering.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1965 (v.186#3) pg. 130

Tips using a steel-reinforced solder to make repairs to holes in metal pipes, tanks or gutters. Also usable as a craft material.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1969 (v.194#3) pg. 214

Soldering basics. What to know before you start soldering. Covers soldering of wires, copper pipe, radiator-tank seams, and tubing.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1978 (v.212#2) pg. 144

Joining metal to metal. A look at soldering, brazing and welding tools and techniques.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1983 (v.223#5) pg. 131
Correction POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1984 (v.224#2) pg. 4

Hot metal. Learn the secrets of soldering landing gear, flying wires, rigging, cabane joints, and other model airplane components.

Miscellaneous items that can be used as heat sinks when soldering.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1977 (v.48#12) pg. 70

What you need to know about tools and handy gadgets in the electronics field. Looks at tools for stripping and splicing wires, gadgets for speeding up your work, soldering equipment and techniques and other related information.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1978 (v.49#1) pg. 33

Tricks of soldering and desoldering for the electronics experimenter or technician.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1978 (v.49#1) pg. 40

How to make your own liquid rosin solder flux.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1983 (v.54#5) pg. 54

Soldering. A look at old techniques and new technology.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1987 (v.58#5) pg. 47
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1987 (v.58#8) pg. 12

Ten tips on soldering.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS May 1965 (v.36#5) pg. 64

Tip on using a container of sand as a "third hand" to hold irregular-shaped objects or complicated assemblies for welding or soldering.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #212 Mar 1994 (v.18#8) pg. 32

Successful soldering. General instructions plus special tips such as jointing metal box corner seams, filling cracks in a casting, and building up a missing part.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1966 (v.22#4) pg. 23