This Instructable gives you the skinny on soldering electroluminescent (EL) wire.

How to Solder EL (Electroluminescent) Wire – Link


  • Electroluminescent butterfly night-lights – Link
  • Make a Glowing, Wearable, EL-Wire, Blinky Light… – Link.
  • EL wire barbershop pole… – Link.
  • The EL lamp project – Link.
  • EL wire projects on MAKE – Link.
Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.