Introduction: EBaked Gingerbread House With LEDs and Conductive Thread
get eBaked in 2012!
giving thanks, praise and respect for all of the innovative minds that spark my brainwaves.
Wishing you all fresh baked cookies, humming studio spaces and illuminated inspirations for 2012!!
Now... into the kitchen to bake up some electronics!
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Step 1: Draft House Plans and Wiring Diagram
sketch out your plans and draft the templates
Step 2: Gather Supplies
house plans and wiring diagram
sturdy building foundation
Step 3: Create LED Circuits
Bend leg of LED and knot conductive thread on the loop.
Step 4: Carve the House and Install Electronics
Cut your house template out of gingerbread dough
Following your wiring diagram press conductive thread and LEDs into the dough
Step 5: EBaked
after cooling test your circuits
Step 6: Build the House and Connect Circuits
using royal frosting recipe build your house.
At 'junction boxes' - tie conductive thread together.
Use props to hold the house together while the frosting sets.
Step 7: Power On!
tape a 3V battery to the thread ends and Power On!
Wishing you a Happy NewYear!
May you all have a rule breaking haven to house your innovative minds and projects!
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