Making a hand drawn PCB (printed circuit board)

Making a hand drawn PCB (printed circuit board)

Ohm writes –

For my latest electronics project I decided to make a resistor substitution box, instead of just using another perf-board I decided to make a pcb for it so I could document the process and make an instructable. I decided to do this because I have yet to see anyone do it on Instructables so I figured it would be a good thing to share. This process works well for simple circuits that do not have a lot of small parallel bus lines in them, I have done a few guitar stomp boxes this way as well.

Making a Hand Drawn PCB – Link.


  • Direct to PCB ink jet resist printing – Link.
  • Open source PCB design tools – Link.
  • Two sided PCB using toner method – Link.
  • PCB Creation – Printed Circuit Boards for the Masses – Link.
  • More PCB projects @ MAKE – Link.

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From the pages of MAKE:

Step-by-step instructions for making your own PCBs at home. MAKE 02 – page 166. Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition or get MAKE 02 @ the Maker store.

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