Good idea: since I'm not in the mood to look it up at the moment, I'm just going to say good idea because of creative license and hopefully it doesn't screw up any established canon.
Reworking the secondaries of cannibalized/salvaged microwave transformers for high current output as opposed to high voltage in order to make your own home rigged arc welder.
Love me, I win.
Hate me, I win.
Ignore me, I've got exactly what I wanted.
Love me or hate me, you're still thinking of me either way.