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    LED Jig

    I had a lot of LEDs to solder with the correct spacing for my magnifier lamp. The head was ABS and the soldered connections needs to be in a groove. To get the correct spacing and avoid melting the head (which had taken 7hr to print), I made this simple wooden jig

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    Thanks Andy! I've added your LED Jig to our Soldering category, as well as to your builder page: Workshopshed's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Good idea on that jig, thanks for sharing.

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    Cheers, it worked well for the soldering aspect, the forming/cutting was a bit fiddly because I'd left my small pliers and cutters down the shed and was using some bulkier wire strippers for both jobs.
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    Hi Andy,
    I'm currently working on an 8x8x8 LEd Cube and used a similar 8x8 plate jig for each layer.
    Is the lamp finished now ?
    What kind of foot will you use ?
    Read you soon,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christophe Mineau View Post
    Hi Andy,
    I'm currently working on an 8x8x8 LEd Cube and used a similar 8x8 plate jig for each layer.
    Is the lamp finished now ?
    What kind of foot will you use ?
    Read you soon,
    Christophe
    Hi Christophe, the lamp is nearly done, just a bit more wiring to do, the base is currently a block of wood but I might need to swap that with something heavier.



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