Learn to Solder for $1: Jimmie Rodgers (video)


Jimmie Rogers teaches one person at a time how to solder at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. For only one dollar, participants can buy a kit with a small PCB, a battery, and flashing LED all mounted on a cute robot pin. Jimmie and Mitch Altman have taught thousands to solder at Maker Faire over the years, and we love that its become tradition.

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4 thoughts on “Learn to Solder for $1: Jimmie Rodgers (video)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Uhh, Becky, you sell them for $3, not $1. That doesn’t even include shipping…. Are you referring only to the Faire prices?

    1. Anonymous says:

      Yes, that’s what the Learn to Solder sessions (w/solder badge) cost at the Faires. The Solder Merit Badge kit is $3 in the Maker Shed.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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