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There are many ways to make your own homemade PCB's, They all work, but some better than other, some faster than other, ones are cheap and others expe...
Formaking the circuit you will need: -A copper board. -The design printed with a LASER printer on glossy paper, antiadhesive oven paper works the best...
Firstly, cut a piece of board with the size of the circuit plus abot 3mm per side. Then scratch the surface with some sandpaper to make better the ton...
Place the paper with the circuit design on the board and make sure it fits and there isn't toner out the board. Then fold the paper wrapping the piece...
Put the circuit under the tap and wet it until the paper softens. then rub it off to expose the toner circuit.
The etching is the most important step, so do it carefully. First, fill the container with the etching solution (in my case Hydrochloric acid + Hydrog...
Rirst, remove the toner with acetone. Then you can polish the copper to give it better appearance. Clean the polish and the remain toner with a paper...
If you're using trough-hole components as me, you'll need to make holes in your PCB. Learn how to do your own LED ring here: http://www.instructables....
Tin all the parts where a component is going to be soldered. Then solder all the components in place and clean the remaining flux or resin. If you li...
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Generally 30% concentrated HCL and 2-3% conc H2O2 in equal quantities will etch the board in 1-2 minutes.
on the anti-adhesive baking paper - is that the same as "Parchment Paper?
FWIW - I just tried a test print on some Reynolds and Reynolds parchment paper with an HP Laser Printer. When R&R claim non stick - they really mean it. You can actually rub the toner off it. I am going to try and iron a pattern on a board - I will be very, very, careful not to smudge the print.
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