Step 1: Eissa
The 10uf cap marked "optional" is best left out unless you're looking to use this as a guitar amp.
Step 2: Eissa
2-Make a rough guess at how much board you need.
3-Score your board several times with the X-acto knife and break off what you need.
Step 3: Eissa
Leave the LM386 out of the socket so as not to burn it up with heat (personal experience).2
Audio Jack) 2)
and speaker(s) 3)
Step 5: Eissa
Add any last-minute items (on/off switch, LEDs, etc.). 2
I am not promoting smoking,
But this is a very easy and compact project box.