Bodging electrical components together on a breadboard is all very well, but when it comes to making a circuit permanent, you have to learn to solder. We've rounded up the best wizarding wands to give you this magical maker power.
- Vandalism done properly
- A robot that can climb stairs
- Air-powered rocketry
- Use a laser cutter to make solid wood wobbly
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Table of Contents
Soldering irons on test
How I made: Air cannon rocket
Interview: Matt Gray
In the workshop
Tutorial Laser-cut boxes
Tutorial Pico IoT
Tutorial Dyeing plastic
Best of Breed
Review Inky Frame 4.0
Review Raspberry Pi Camera Module 3
HackSpace magazine: Issue 64
Raspberry Pi Press
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