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Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred

Cover of Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred by David Erik Nelson Published by No Starch Press

Building It

  1. Start with the pitch controller (shown in Figure 17-4), since that will need to dry overnight. Take a 5″ length of coat hanger (or similar stiff wire), and curl one end so that it hooks snugly around the end of your cylindrical control knob. Cut a 1″ circle of playing card; this will serve as a stylish knob cover. Put a penny-sized dollop of Gorilla Glue in the center of the playing-card circle. Press the top of the knob into the glue (forcing some out around its edges), and then hook the wire around it. Apply a little more glue to cover the wire (if needed), clean up any excess, and let this dry overnight. Remember that Gorilla Glue foams as it cures; an innocuous little smear can dry into a big foamy mess.

    Figure 17-4. Building the ...

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