Learn the fundamentals of soldering and pick up an essential skill for building electronic gadgets. You will discover how to preheat and tin your iron, make a good solder joint, desolder cleanly (when things don't go right), and how to use helping hands to hold components in place.
This concise book is part of MAKE's Getting Started with Soldering Kit. Using the tools in the kit and some electronic components, you can practice soldering while making fun blinky objects. Then show the world you just learned a new skill by wearing the Learn to Solder Skill Badge.
Learn how to prepare your workspace
Get to know the components you will work with
Use the best methods for soldering components in place
Experience the perfect solder joint
Know how to desolder when things don't work the first time