How-To: Hack a syringe into a glue gun to make an applicator

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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By Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

2399 Articles

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This Brazilian site describes a process for combining a disposable syringe and a cheap hot glue gun, sans heating electrics, to make a pistol-applicator for solder flux paste. But I see no reason why the same process could not be used for other flavors of room-temperature goo. [via Hack a Day]

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