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April 28, 2013 AT 9:15 am

Creating a Glass Circuit Board

Completed-Glass-Pcb

Creating a Glass Circuit Board via MAKE. Andrew writes –

I was inspired by CNLohr to create my own glass circuit board. I decided to create a 2D LED matrix because the layout is simple enough to fit onto a single sided board.

I decided to take a different approach than CNLohr took. Rather than adhering a layer of copper to the glass and etching out the traces, I used copper tape and glued each trace to the glass. Unfortunately this takes away the printed aspect of PCB manufacture but it allowed me to complete the project using parts that I found in a local craft store.

Here is a picture of the completed project.


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1 Comment

  1. Am I the only one thinking about making this with the ITO glass/plastic.

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