Here’s a handy skill everyone should have - how to solder. Knowing how to use a soldering iron greatly expands your ability to make home repairs and build useful and interesting electronic devices.
This short video gives some tips and tricks for basic soldering of both wires and components.
You can watch videos and read about it, but the best way to learn anything is to practice. Get out your soldering iron, grab some solder, and get going.
And, as a bonus this week, we’ll review the differences between resistors and capacitors, very handy to know if you start designing circuit boards.