Soldering Bench Orientation: Battery Operated LED

Soldering Bench Orientation: Battery Operated LED

In this class, you will learn how to solder electronics safely, and also about the types of solder used for electronics and how to desolder a component. Finally, you will use soldering to build a small battery-operated flashing LED kit to take after the class.

Joe Calabrese

Great For

  • Beginners, no experience required

Skills Toolbox

  • Basics of safety
  • Different Types of solder
  • How to solder and desolder
  • How to complete a basic electronics project

Tool Clearance

  • Idea Foundry Soldering Irons

(Idea Foundry workshop members who have taken this class are cleared for independent use of these tools in the shop. Learn more about membership here.)

Pairs Well With

Now you have your LED light, you can also take our Welding: Cast Shadow Lantern class to bring a glow to your personal space!

Plan Your Visit

All materials and safety equipment supplied.  Closed-toed shoes, long sleeved shirts, natural fibers (cotton, denim, linen), with long hair pulled back are expected in our workshops. Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk.  Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.


Idea Foundry member - $55

Non Member - $70

Upcoming Dates

  • APRIL 9 | 6:30-9:30PM (4 Spots Left)
  • MAY 14 | 6:30-9:30PM (6 Spots Left)