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From the MAKE Flickr pool

Feurig etched a well-planned fish-shaped circuit to hosts a slew of pink LEDs as scales. Great work – though it would be nice to see all those lovely copper traces exposed in the final product.

A lot of work goes into designing circuitry and etching your own provides an excellent opportunity for self expression. When planning your next board, consider how those lines can serve an aesthetic purpose in addition to their primary function – you may end up wanting a transparent enclosure or perhaps none at all.

We’ve covered some similar ‘illuminated circuits‘ in the past, for some examples you can even make yourself, check out -


Implied chaos & sound circuits of Ciat-Lonbarde

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Fyrall Comptur: Circuit Bent From Scratch

From the pages of MAKE:

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Volume 10

MAKE, Volume 10, page 28 – Illuminated Circuits

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!


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