Step 4: Solder the LED

Insert the LED in between two beaded pins, one with the wire and one without the wire.

If the LED lead fits, secure the lead inside the last bead of each pin, making sure the LED lead and pin overlap.

Solder the LED lead to the beaded pin with the wire, making sure that you do NOT solder the wire accidentally. You will be soldering the wire to the opposite pin.

Wrap the stripped end of the wire around the LED lead and pin (without wire). Solder, creating a nice solder joint.
FANTASTIC Syuzi - I absolutely love these and plan on making them soon!
I want to make these but I&nbsp;need to know a good source for the LED lights. Also, the wire wrap wire, is that like beading wire? Thanks for your response. <br />
&nbsp;Hi! If you're only planning on making a few, I would just go down to your local Radio Shack or electronics store and pick some up.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> If you are looking to begin experimenting with LEDs, than I would look into buying a package of 50 or more from various sources on ebay. I buy my LEDs from <a href="http://stores.ebay.com/HKJE-Led-Lamp-Center" rel="nofollow">here</a>. It takes a few weeks to receive them though.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/categories.php?c=89" rel="nofollow">Sparkfun</a>&nbsp;also has LEDs and they ship pretty quickly.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8031" rel="nofollow">Wire wrap wire</a> is not beading wire. It is a thin electrical wire (30 AWG or so) that is coated.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> You can use any type of thin wire &mdash; including nylon coated stainless steel beading wire. Just make sure to strip the ends (remove the nylon coating) before you solder. You MUST use a coated wire otherwise you'll short the circuit.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> I hope I've answered your questions! Let me know if you need more help!<br /> <br /> Good Luck!<br /> <br /> <br />
Thank you so much! I am planning on trying it this week now that the kids are off. :)<br />
That's great!<br />
Your photos are <em><strong>excellent</strong></em> and the instructions are extremely clear. Keep it up!
&nbsp;thanks! :-)
I might have to learn to solder, these are beautiful!&nbsp; Genius with the magnetic clasp!
Wow, it's so pretty!<br />
These look great!<br />

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