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Our first Breadboarding Workshop, a companion to our popular Soldering Workshop, is now open for business at World Maker Faire. We’re in the Arduino Pavilion. Come by, learn how to breadboard, and take home a sweet little electronics bundle. There is a $10 fee for the parts.

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.



  1. [...] couple of pages that explain how to use a breadboard, then how to build a particular circuit for a breadboarding workshop at World Maker Faire. It was fun! and it was really fun to see people use my comic to build a [...]

  2. John M says:

    Happy attendee here! I was told the plans would be online, and I can’t find them- is there a location I’m missing?

    1. Gareth Branwyn says:

      Hey John, great to have you at the workshop. It was our first and we think it came off pretty well. Sorry for the delay in getting the PDFs online. I’ll be posting them later today and will post a link in this post. Thanks again for your participation.

      1. John M says:

        Thank *you* for offering the workshop!