“Creating Your Own Printed Circuit Board At Home” at WTM 2020

It’s been up for a while, but I gave a (virtual) talk at Woman Techmakers Montreal in April 2020 about creating your own circuit board. I wanted to show that creating your own circuit board is not that hard and expensive with KiCad and a good PCB fabrication house. It was not supposed to be … Read more“Creating Your Own Printed Circuit Board At Home” at WTM 2020

Best Soldering Helping Hands (and other circuit board holders)

I hope that the products recommended here will help you build great projects. Just so you know, if you buy through the links on this page, RobotsBench may get a small share of the sale. This helps to keep the site alive and allow me to write more articles. Thank you!TLDR; The PanaVise 350 Multi-Purpose … Read moreBest Soldering Helping Hands (and other circuit board holders)

Creating and Ordering a Circuit Board

Temperature logger PCB

I have plans for a small weather station that’s been lying on my hard drive for a while. The basic design includes ESP8266 modules that send data over to a Raspberry Pi base station that logs all that data and can create graphs. I’ve done a good deal of prototyping and breadboarding for the electronics, … Read moreCreating and Ordering a Circuit Board