Circuit Skills: Circuit Board Etching

Making your own printed circuit board can be a truly satisfying process, tying together electronics and the handmade craft of etching. It's the most accurate way to build a circuit short of sending away to a PCB manufacturer and it's a lot more fun (+ cheaper too!). For a full... Read more »

Circuit Skills: Surface Mount Devices

http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/08/circuit_skills_surface_mount_device.html Join Collin Cunningham as he explores the oh-so-tiny world of surface mount electronics. Follow along as he constructs what may be the world's smallest phototheremin all in super-macro detail - plus learn why adhesive poster putty is so darn useful. Read more »