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ATX HackerSpace Pages relating to
classes and tutorials
Class List/Class Policy
2013 Course List
3D Printing
ATX Hackerspace 101 Class
Urban Exploration
Apollo - a solar generator
Basic and advanced Arduino
Basic Bartending
Web Development
Course creation in Moodle
Creating Corsets
Hack Eats
Ham Cram
How to use a transistor
Intro to shell
Laser Cutter Class
Leather and Lace Laser Class
Surface mount soldering class
Online Tutorials
Editing the Wiki
PCB Engraving 101
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  • Presensitized boards
  • GC Chemicals PES spray
  • Riston lamination film

Physical resists

Toner transfer with laser printer or copier- some printers won't work

Paint and burn off with the laser


PCBs are the primary need

Copper, brass for artistic purposes

marble (dissolves in HCL)

Aluminum- very exothermic, prone to thermal runaway

Steel- generally, must be electrically etched away.  Stainless puts toxic chromium into the electrolyte.