Learn to monitor and control your home & environment with self contained, inter-communicating microprocessors. Arduino / Raspberry Pi Applications include ham radio, robotics, weather stations, model railroading, toys and more. - KK4HFJ
This past weekend I picked up a very handy gadget, a Helping Hand. Two adjustable alligator claws to hold circuit boards or small work pieces, a holder for my soldering iron, and a LED lighted magnifier make my Arduino experimentations a lot easier. $10 at "Workshop Tools".