Give it a couple of hours.I know you are excited to finish, but if you rush this step then you might pull the end of the strips off ...
You'll need a Beagle Bone Green (or black) computer...http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/seeed-tec...... and a controller board...https://github.com/bigjosh/Six-String-WS2812B-CapeThey just plug together. The ethernet port should fit nicely into the slot in the board ...
Today we are building a 1 meter square LED display panel.
It is designed for use in giant building-size clocks, but you can use it for anything you want!
A full panel takes a total of about an hour to construct, and you should take a break in the middle of the process to let the silicone cure.
Put the template on a big, flat surface. Tape it down so it doesn't slide around.
Put a panel down on top of the template and align it to the bottom and lines on the sides.
Remove the protective film from the panel.