[Lab] WANTED: Soldering Ninja workshop
micro222 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 23:51:29 EDT 2016
I may be able to assist with the teaching end of it. I wouldn't be
charging for my time.
As an alternative, an exchange of services could be worked out. If a
software person would like to spend some time working on a project of
mine, I could spend time showing them how to solder :-)
This is the project:
On 31 October 2016 at 14:01, Jason Cobill <jason.cobill at gmail.com> wrote:
> So quick update, already lots of interest to both take and teach this
> Stay tuned!
> -Jason Cobill
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 12:36 PM, Jason Cobill <jason.cobill at gmail.com>
>> Hey gang - I'm a software guy, so my hardware skills are pretty dodgy.
>> I know the basics but I get into situations all the time where I realize I'm
>> a total amateur.
>> Last night I was repairing a cheap solar-charged LED flashlight and I
>> had some pretty tiny pads to solder onto - I made a mess. It works, but
>> frankly I'd be embarrassed to show it to anyone.
>> Does anyone feel like throwing a soldering ninja bootcamp workshop with
>> a bunch of advanced tricks? I want to know about how to pick a decent solder
>> brand, desoldering, wicking, flux, using my toaster oven... maybe some
>> soldering control exercises? I could get this all from youtube but it'd be
>> more fun and practical to have someone show me (and probably a bunch of
>> other interested people) the ropes.
>> Artengine's got soldering irons - we just need a teacher.
>> I'd pay like $10-20 for an hour or so long tutorial + materials. If we
>> get a handful of people we could make it worth your time.
>> Any interest in giving or taking this workshop?
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