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PCB etching at home using vinegar

PCB etching is another big topic in the electronics DIY world. It’s something every electronics tinkerer ends up trying sooner o later. Even thou it’s a fairly simple procedure it requires some self confidence (or bravery) since it involves strong, smelly and hazardous chemicals. Any etching procedure you read about can be described in 5 different steps: designing, transferring, etching, assembly and reuse or disposal. For every one of these five steps there are different options and there are thousands of web pages with instructions, recommendations, how-to’s… well, this is yet another one of those pages :)...

Light table: a family project

My older daughter (she’s 4 years) loves drawing. My younger daughter (she’s 1 year old) loves doing whatever her sister does. So last Christmas the three wise men carried a new kids table for them. The “old” one was quite abused already. You get to know how tough things are when you let a kid play with them for a while… Anyway we had already thought about a second life for it....