DIY electric iron – How to build a cheap and trusty 12v electric iron!

DIY electric iron

The electric iron is a general household appliance. Its principle is pretty simple. When the current is passed through the coil, that coil gets red, transferring the heat trough conduction to the base plate.

In the earlier days, steam irons were used but, these irons have some maintenance issues. That’s why now, we prefer electric irons that eliminate that same issue. In the video below, you’ll see how to make a 12v electric iron at home in a cheap and easy way. The following things are requires for this little project:

  • I using 2* glow plug
  • Wire
  • 12 v battery
  • Aluminum cover
  • Switch
  • Resistor 47Ω and 4700Ω
  • IRF 3205

Check it out!