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make your own breadboard? Answered

is there a way to make your own breadboard? could you get 2 pieces of thin balsa, drill appropriate holes insert a layer if tinfoil between them? how do you do it???(if there is even a way) thanks for any help i receive regarding this topic

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egammoc
egammoc

10 years ago

what about a small drill bit, a dremel to use it, and glue lie 4 pieces of card stock together? would that work?

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VIRON
VIRON

13 years ago

I have made really small solderless breadboards out of the connectors on a bunch of old IDE hard drive cables. Not my preference though. The connectors must be disassembled off the cables and glued and rewired together... worthwhile if you are in need AND you just happen to have a pile of old ribbon cables.

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Brennn10
Brennn10

13 years ago

It would probably cost more, and be harder to make one. They are not very expensive, so your best bet would be to purchase one. (Like Guy and Goodhart have said)

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Goodhart
Goodhart

13 years ago

Well, I didn't "make" them, I simply wired (and bracketed) a few together to get bigger breadboards, or soldered a ground strip or a permanent socket put in place etc. Some of the cheaper boards are not easily gotten into though.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

13 years ago

I would have to agree with Guy up to a point. I have made breadboards "better", but I still bought them (then either made connections between a few of them or added perm LED indicators etc.) Modding them is cool too :-)

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guyfrom7up
guyfrom7up

13 years ago

I know it's goes against the site, but it's easier just to buy one. It requires a bunch of pins, using your idea you might not get proper connections.