Hackaday has a great how-to on getting your newly designed printed circuit boards ready for manufacturing. They do a great job covering all the steps including the initial design, creating gerber files, verifying the files, and sending them out for production. This is a must read for anyone interested in manufacturing their own printed circuit boards.

there are several ways to turn an eagle design into an actual printed circuit board (pcb). we’ll show you how to save eagle designs as industry-standard gerber files that are accepted by any pcb manufacturer. you can use the gerbers to order a single prototype, or a full panel.

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